SUZUKI GRAND VITARA 2010: POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

Make : SUZUKI Model : GRAND VITARA Year : 2010
Build Dates : 2008-06-03 - 2012-10-26
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V085000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-03-03 Date Received by ODI: 2017-02-09 Date Added to Database: 2017-02-13
Manufacturers Involved: Suzuki Motor of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: VZ
Component: POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 791
Summary:
      Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. "Suzuki" is recalling certain 2009-2013 Grand Vitara vehicles equipped with a manual transmission. The gear shift rear shaft on these vehicles may break, preventing the gears from being able to be changed.
Consequence:
      If the transmission cannot be shifted, it can increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Suzuki will notify owners, and dealers will replace the gear shift rear shaft, free of charge. The recall began March 2017. Owners may contact Suzuki customer service at 1-800-934-0934. Suzuki's number for this recall is VZ.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.