2009 Suzuki GRAND VITARA Air Bags Recall

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2009 Suzuki GRAND VITARA Air Bags Recall

 NHTSA Recall #98630
NHTSA Compaign #13V405000
MFG Compaign #VD
 ManufacturerSuzuki Motor of America, Inc.
 Model Year2009
 ComponentAIR BAGS
 Date of notification23/05/14
 Begin date of manufacuring02/06/08
 End date of manufacturing30/01/09
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorODI
 Report received06/09/13
 Report created10/09/13
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units189901
 Defect summarySuzuki motor of america, inc. (suzuki) is recalling certain model year 2006-2011 grand vitara and 2007-2011 sx4 vehicles. In the affected vehicles, over time, the ocs sensor mat installed in the front passenger seat may fail due to repeated flexing of the mat from use of the seat. As a result, during a crash necessitating deployment, the air bag will deploy regardless of whether the front seat occupant is an adult or a child.
 Consequence summaryAir bag deployment with a child in the front passenger side seat increases the risk of injury to that child.
 Corrective actionSuzuki will notify owners and dealers will replace the front passenger seat cushion assembly (which includes the ocs sensor mat) free of charge. Sufficient quantities of parts are not currently available to fix all of the affected vehicles. Owners will be notified of the recall in october 2013 and will receive a second notification when parts are available to have their vehicle repaired. The recall began on may 23, 2014. Owners may contact suzuki at 1-800-934-0934. Suzuki's recall campaign number is vd.
 Recall notesNote: vehicles which previously had a countermeasure occupant classification system (ocs) sensor mat installed under the special coverage campaign conducted by suzuki distributors in the united states are not affected by this recall. Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153).

  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.



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