Suzuki Kizashi Recall 10V287000
Storage Compartment Door May Open in a Crash
Body, Interior & Misc., July 13, 2010
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Our Quick Take:
The door of the lower storage compartment, in the center of the dashboard, may not stay closed in the event of a crash, increasing an increased risk of injury.
What Should You Do?
Suzuki will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning July 23, 2010. There are no symptoms related to this recall. If don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call. The Suzuki recall number is SG.
In the event of a crash, the hinged door of the storage compartment located in the center of the dashboard may not stay closed, increasing the risk of injury. Dealers will replace the lower center storage compartment to correct this concern.
Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s): 2010
Manufacturer's Report Date: July 13, 2010
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V287000
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 5,107
Summary: SUZUKI IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 KIZASHI PASSENGER VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 13, 2009 THROUGH MAY 31, 2010. THE HINGED DOOR OF THE CENTER LOWER BOX LOCATED IN THE FRONT DASHBOARD AREA FAILS TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 201, "OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACT."
Consequence: THE DOOR MAY OPEN IN A CRASH, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO THE VEHICLE'S OCCUPANTS.
Remedy: SUZUKI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE INSTRUMENT PANEL CENTER LOWER BOX OF THE AFFECTED VEHICLES WITH A NEW PART FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 13, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SUZUKI AT 1-714-996-7040.
Notes: SUZUKI'S CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS SG.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration