Suzuki Recall EM: Suzuki/Accelerator Cable Casing Cap

2002 Suzuki Grand Vitara

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.

Vehicle Speed Control — Cables

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.
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.
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Date Announced
DEC 05, 2003
Vehicles Affected
196,876
Suzuki Recall #
EM
NHTSA Campaign #
03V512000
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