NHTSA October 2018 Vehicle Recalls: 45 [US]


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Monday, October 15, 2018, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of 45, tire, accessory or other related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/5G8bb

Direct link: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/owners/SearchCurrentMonthRecall

Additional information:

Among the 45 NHTSA has announced this October comes news of the following:

Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (“Suzuki”) has recalled an estimated 1,107 model year 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara vehicles. The power steering pump belt tension adjuster pulley has an outer portion that is made of plastic. Repeated heat stress can cause the plastic material to deteriorate, causing pieces of the pulley to break off.

According to the NHTSA, broken pieces of the pulley can get caught between the pulley and the drive belt, causing the drive belt to come off, resulting in a sudden loss of power steering assist, increasing the risk of a crash.

Suzuki will notify registered owners, and dealers will replace the power steering pump drive belt tension adjuster pulley, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 26, 2018. Owners may contact Suzuki customer service at 1-800-934-0934. Suzuki’s number for this recall is 4009. Please note: the Grand Vitara vehicles included in this recall were not previously recalled under NHTSA recall notification 10V-250.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Crash hazards, please search for “crash” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V667000
Recalls Direct RIN: 10730-2018
Want to read more about this recall?
==> Please click on the links above to visit the originating site.
Want to read more about other recalls?
==> Please click on the links below.

General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
==> http://www.RecallsDirect.com/
About the Recalls Direct service:
==> http://wp.me/P2bVty-2
Visit the Living Safely site:
==> http://www.LivingSafely.org/
Report an unsafe vehicle you purchased in the United States to the NHTSA [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/VehicleComplaint/
Search for a recalled vehicle on the US NHTSA Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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