1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara

5 Recalls & Safety Reports

Recall List for the 1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara

Official recalls have been issued for the 1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Suzuki service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Suzuki customer service.

  1. 1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR NHTSA Campaign #05V452000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 05, 2005
    • Vehicles Affected: 801

    Summary: On certain sport utility vehicles equipped with 16-inch wheels, the front brake discs may break under severe driving conditions. The breakage can occur in conditions where the vehicle is driven on a regular basis on extremely steep paved down-slopes while continuously applying the brakes.

    Consequence: The front brakes may become inoperative and the vehicle may pull to one side. This could result in a crash without prior warning.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the front brake discs on these vehicles. The recall began on November 10, 2005. These vehicles are located on St. Thomas island (virgin islands). Owners may contact Suzuki del caribe at 787-622-0600. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #05V452000 »

  2. 1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE NHTSA Campaign #04V427000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 30, 2004
    • Vehicles Affected: 172,093

    Summary: On certain passenger vehicles, under ambient temperatures below -25 degrees celsius, moisture can freeze in the fuel pressure regulator. As a result, fuel system pressure may increase at the time of engine start up, causing fuel loss at the fuel pipe/fuel hose connection.

    Consequence: Fuel loss in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the fuel pressure regulator, the fuel deliver hose and replace the hose clamp with an improved clamp. The recall began on September 29, 2004. Owners should contact Suzuki at 1-800-934-0934. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #04V427000 »

  3. 1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES NHTSA Campaign #03V512000

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 05, 2003
    • Vehicles Affected: 196,876

    Summary: On certain sport utility vehicles, the accelerator cable casing cap that is attached to the vehicle firewall can crack due to extended exposure to forces from the accelerator cable and insufficient long-term durability of the plastic casing cap. If the casing cap becomes cracked, movement of the inner accelerator cable through the cap can cause the inner accelerator cable to become frayed.

    Consequence: If the inner accelerator cable becomes frayed, it can stick during vehicle operation. In the case where an accelerator cable sticks, the driver could have difficulty controlling vehicle speed, which could result in a crash.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the accelerator cable, which includes the plastic casing cap. Owner notification began on January 5, 2004. Owners should contact Suzuki at 1-800-934-0934. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #03V512000 »

  4. 1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM NHTSA Campaign #01V146000

    • Date Announced: APRIL 27, 2001
    • Vehicles Affected: 59,888

    Summary: Vehicle description: Sport utility vehicles. Under temperatures below -25 degrees, moisture can freeze in the fuel pressure regulator. Fuel system pressure could increase at the time of engine start up, causing fuel loss at the fuel pipe/fuel hose connection.

    Consequence: Fuel loss in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire.

    Actions: Dealers will install a redesigned intake manifold vacuum union and a new fuel pressure regulator. Owner notification began June 4, 2001. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Suzuki at 1-800-934-0934. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #01V146000 »

  5. 1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara WHEELS NHTSA Campaign #00E080000

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 26, 2000
    • Vehicles Affected: 98

    Summary: Equipment description: Steel replacement wheels, part no. 4310-665D21-27S, used for spare parts on 1999-2001 Suzuki Grand vitara and 2001 Suzuki Grand vitara XL-7 multipurpose passenger vehicles. The affected wheels were produced from July 30 through September 20, 2000. The thickness of the steel wheel inboard of the area where the wheel rim is welded to the wheel disk is less than the design specification.

    Consequence: This condition can lead to cracking of the wheel, gradual loss of air in the tire, and possible loss of vehicle control.

    Actions: Dealers were notified to remove any of these affected wheels from the stock inventory and return to american Suzuki motor company. Suzuki will notify any end users which purchased the replacement wheels of the defect and to return their wheels to Suzuki for a free replacement. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #00E080000 »

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