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Suzuki Vitara recall 98V324002

Recall 98V324002
Suspension & Steering, December 21, 1998
Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1999

Mfr's Report Date:
December 21, 1998

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 98V324002

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

Potential Number of Units Affected: 38

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. THE COUPLING THAT CONNECTS THE STEERING COLUMN SHAFT TO THE INTERMEDIATE STEERING SHAFT IS CRACKED. THIS COULD ALLOW THE STEERING SHAFTS TO SEPARATE.

Consequence: IF THIS WERE TO OCCUR WHILE THE VEHICLE WAS IN MOTION, A LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL COULD OCCUR INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE STEERING SHAFT COUPLING.

Notes: ALL VEHICLES HAVE BEEN REPAIRED AT THE PORT OF ENTRY INTO THE UNITED STATES.NO OWNER NOTIFICATION IS NECESSARY.

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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