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Recall 04V396000

Engine May Stall During Deceleration

Recall Details

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.

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.

Affected Cars

Engine, September 14, 2004

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
September 14, 2004
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
16,488
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
04V396000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY

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.
Notify
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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