Suzuki Verona Recall 14V363000
Potential Fire From Instrument Panel
Electrical & Lights, June 24, 2014
RepairPal Expert Overview
Our Quick Take:
The vehicle could catch fire because of a melted daytime running lights module.
What Should You Do?
As of this writing Suzuki has not yet released a notification schedule for this recall. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your Suzuki dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Suzuki recall number is XC.
In the affected vehicles excess heat could be generated within the daytime running lights module located in the instrument panel. As a result the module could melt, increasing the risk of a fire. Dealers will replace the daytime running lights module to correct this concern.
Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s): 2004, 2005, 2006
Manufacturer's Report Date: June 24, 2014
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 14V363000
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 25,899
Summary: Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain model year 2004-2006 Verona vehicles manufactured June 2003 to October 2005. In the affected vehicles, there may be heat generated within the DRL module located in the instrument panel, which could melt the DRL module.
Consequence: If the DRL module melts due to the heat generation, it could cause a vehicle fire.
Remedy: Suzuki will notify owners, and dealers will replace the DRL module in the instrument panel, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners can contact Suzuki customer service at 1-800-934-0934. Suzuki's number for this recall is XC.
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.
Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration