Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Safety Alert

Suzuki is recalling certain model year 2007 XL-7 vehicles potential for fuel pump crack

Report Date: January 1, 2013 at 10:52 PM

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V597000

Vehicle Make / Model: SUZUKI

Model: XL7

Year:2007

Manufacturer: American Suzuki Motor Corp.

Report Receipt Date: DEC 20, 2012

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V597000 N/A

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE: DELIVERY: FUEL PUMP

Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,830

Summary: American Suzuki is recalling certain model year 2007 XL-7 vehicles originally sold or currently registered in Arizona, California, Nevada, and Texas; and manufactured June 13, 2006, through December 22, 2006. Some of these vehicles have a condition in which the plastic supply or return port on the fuel pump module may crack, which could cause a fuel leak.

Consequence: Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire.

Remedy: American Suzuki will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump module, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact American Suzuki at 1-714-996-7040.

Notes: Suzuki's campaign recall number is NZ. Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.