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Suzuki Grand Vitara Recalls

Get technical and plain English recall information for 15 Suzuki Grand Vitara recalls between 1999 and 2013. Learn if your Suzuki Grand Vitara is part of a recall and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 9, 2017

The shift lever for the manual transmission may not operate properly, not allowing gears to be selected. If the transmission cannot be shifted, it can increase the risk of a crash.

Recall repairs on your Suzuki must be performed by a Suzuki dealership. Suzuki will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in March, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Suzuki dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 6, 2013

In the event of a crash, the passenger airbag may deploy when it should not.

Due to parts availability, Suzuki will be sending owners of affected vehicles only a recall notification, beginning in October. A second notice will be sent when parts are available to complete the remedy. If don't receive notification and you feel you should, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 27, 2011

The drive belt that operates the power steering and alternator may slip or come off completely, resulting in hard steering and illumination of the charging system warning light. Loss of vehicle control due to hard steering or engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall. The accessory drive belt may come off without warning, so 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.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 24, 2010
RepairPal Expert Overview on June 28, 2010

The power steering and AC belt may come off due to a damaged belt tensioner pulley. If the belt were to come off, power steering assist would be compromised.

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.

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 7, 2008

In some cases, it may be possible to move the shifter out of park with the ignition switch off. This could cause unintended vehicle movement, increasing the risk of a crash.

This should be considered a high priority recall. The vehicle could roll unexpectedly. 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.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 13, 2006

Fluid loss may occur from the rear differential; severe internal damage could result. The vehicle could become disabled, increasing the risk of a crash.

This should be considered a high priority recall. The rear differential could fail without warning. 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 on November 10, 2005
Summary on September 29, 2004
Summary on January 5, 2004