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Suzuki Verona Recall 04V396000

Engine May Stall During Deceleration

Engine, September 14, 2004

RepairPal Expert Overview

Our Quick Take:

A problem with the adaptive fuel control may cause the engine to stall during deceleration. If the engine stalls without warning, a crash could result.

What Should You Do?

Please contact your Suzuki dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

Summary:

A problem with the adaptive fuel control logic may allow air/fuel ratios that are lean enough to cause the engine to stall during deceleration. If the engine stalls without warning, a crash could result. Dealers will reprogram the Electronic Control Module (ECM) on affected vehicles. The recall began September 14, 2004. The Suzuki recall number is KE.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 2004

Manufacturer's Report Date: September 14, 2004

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 04V396000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY

Potential Number of Units Affected: 16,488

Summary: IN CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, A FAULT IN THE ADAPTIVE FUEL CONTROL LOGIC CAN CAUSE SOME VEHICLES TO USE AIR/FUEL RATIOS DURING DECELERATION THAT ARE LEAN ENOUGH TO CAUSE ENGINE STALLING.

Consequence: ENGINE STALLING COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) ON AFFECTED VEHICLES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 14, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SUZUKI AT 1-800-934-0934.

Notes: SUZUKI RECALL NO. KE.CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

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