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August 4, 1999

Suzuki Motor Corporation

Models: Suzuki Vitara Year: 1999

Number Involved: 1,273
Dates of Manufacture: Prior to June 1999
Defect: During port installation of rear stereo speakers, the vehicle's wiring harness could have been pinched between the rear stereo speaker and speaker retaining plate. An electrical short could occur due to the pinched wires, possibly resulting in a fire.
Remedy: Dealers will inspect the position/condition of the rear wiring harness and repair the wiring harness, if necessary. Owner notification began June 28, 1999. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Suzuki at 1-800-934-0934.

[NHTSA Recall No. 99V154/Suzuki Recall No. SE]