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2010 Equator Base Extended Cab Pickup AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE Recall

On March 25, 2010, the NHTSA and Suzuki announced the recall of this model for problems relating to the vehicle’s AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE. Learn more about this problem below.
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2010 Equator Base Extended Cab Pickup AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE Recall

Recall ID # 10V118000 - AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
Recall Date
MAR 25, 2010

Model Affected
2010 SUZUKI EQUATOR

Recall Summary
SUZUKI HAS NOTIFIED NHTSA OF A DEFECT IN CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 EQUATOR TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM FEBRUARY 22, 2010 TO MARCH 13, 2010. THE FASTENERS SECURING THE PASSENGER FRONT AIR BAG MODULE, AND ALSO THE FASTENERS SECURING THE STEERING SHAFT POSITIONING BRACKET MAY NOT HAVE BEEN TIGHTENED TO THE PROPER TORQUE SPECIFICATION.

Defect Consenquence
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE PASSENGER FRONT AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT TRAJECTORY MIGHT BE AFFECTED. THE FASTENERS COULD POSSIBLY COME OUT OF THE STEERING COLUMN POSITIONING BRACKET INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE STEERING COLUMN AND THE PASSENGER FRONT AIR BAG FASTENERS AND ANY MISSING FASTENERS WILL BE REPLACED AND ALL LOOSE FASTENERS WILL BE RETIGHTENED TO THE PROPER TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS FREE OF CHARGE. ALL THE VEHICLES HAVE BEEN REMEDIED THERE FORE AN OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTER WAS NOT ISSUED. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SUZUKI AT 1-800-934-0934.

Units Affected
15

Notes
AMERICAN SUZUKI MOTOR CORP.
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