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May 23, 2001

2001 Suzuki Grand Vitara Recalled

Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting certain 2001 Suzuki Grand Vitara automobiles manufactured between September 2000 and February 2001.

Some sport utility vehicles do not comply with certain requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 120, "Tire Selection and Rims for Motor Vehicles other than Passenger Cars." The presentation of some of the information on the tire information label deviates from the format set forth in the standard and the label may not be "permanently affixed" as required by the standard. The label may not be fully understood by some customers.

14,911 vehicles are affected by this recall.

Dealers will install new labels as well as an update to the owner's manual.

The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began March 26, 2001. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Suzuki at 1-800-934-0934.

[NHTSA Recall No. 01V070/Suzuki Recall No. X-5]

Important Note Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA 
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.

Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!

How many did you hear about?

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