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RSS Suzuki recalling 200K crossovers over airbag woes

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Suzuki may not be selling any new cars in the US anymore, but there are still plenty of them on American roads. Nearly 200,000 of those will need to be taken off said roads - for a little while, at least.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a recall for 2006-2011 Suzuki Grand Vitara SUVs and 2007-2011 SX4 crossovers due to a faulty airbag sensor. The issue apparently results from the front passenger-side floor mat causing the Occupant Classification System (OCS) sensor to malfunction over time, so whether there's a kid or an adult in the front seat, the airbag could deploy in the event of a crash.

As a result, Suzuki Motor of America is calling in 193,936 vehicles to replace the front passenger-seat cushion assembly. That's a whole lot of cars to recall, but it comes as no big surprise. Owners can expect to be notified in October. Full details in the recall announcement below.

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Professur

Suzuki isn't selling in the States anymore? So where are you supposed to take your car for the recall?


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Ringo64

Suzuki isn't selling in the States anymore? So where are you supposed to take your car for the recall?

I would guess a Suzuki certified shop? Old dealers that have other car manufactures make a big deal out of this to their customers of "discontinued brands".

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