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Recall 12V597000

Potential Fuel Leak

Recall Details

One of the fuel line connections at the fuel pump module can crack, and if this were to occur, a fuel leak would develop from the fuel tank area. Any fuel leak always increases the risk of a fire. Because of this, Xl-7 models first sold or currently registered in Arizona, California, Nevada, and Texas are being recalled. Dealers will replace the fuel pump module to correct this concern.

Our Quick Take

XL-7 models originally sold or currently registered in Arizona, California, Nevada, and Tesas can develop a fuel leak from the fuel tank area.

What Should You Do?

As of this writing, Suzuki has not yet released a notification schedule for this recall. If you are experiencing a fuel smell and/or leak, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call. The Suzuki recall number is NZ.

Affected Cars

Engine, December 20, 2012

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
December 20, 2012
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
2,830
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
12V597000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

Summary
American Suzuki is recalling certain model year 2007 XL-7 vehicles originally sold or currently registered in Arizona, California, Nevada, and Texas; and manufactured June 13, 2006, through December 22, 2006. Some of these vehicles have a condition in which the plastic supply or return port on the fuel pump module may crack, which could cause a fuel leak.
Consequence
Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire.
Remedy
American Suzuki will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump module, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact American Suzuki at 1-714-996-7040.
Notify
Suzuki's campaign recall number is NZ. 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.
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