Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain model year 2004-2008 Forenza vehicles, and 2005-2008 Reno vehicles manufactured from September 1, 2003, through July 30, 2008. In the affected vehicles, heat may be generated in the headlamp switch or daytime running light (DRL) module which could melt the headlamp switch or the DRL module.
If the heat generated within the headlamp switch or DRL module located on the left side of the steering column melts the headlamp switch or DRL module, there is an increased risk of a fire.
Suzuki will notify owners but the manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Suzuki will replace the signal switch and add a jumper relay kit and will replace the DRL Module in teh instrument panel harness. Suzuki distributed to owners an interim letter on July 22, 2014. Owners may contact Suzuki at 1-800-934-0934. Suzuki's number for this recall is XA.
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.
2.0L DOHC 16-valve I4 engine
Direct ignition system
5-speed manual transmission
Front wheel drive
Independent MacPherson strut front suspension
Independent dual link rear suspension
15" steel wheels w/covers
Speed sensitive pwr rack & pinion steering
4-wheel disc brakes
14.5 gallon fuel tank
Color-keyed front/rear bumpers
Multi-reflector jewel-type headlamps
Daytime running lamps
Dual pwr heated mirrors
Intermittent windshield wipers
Rear window wiper/washer
Color-keyed door handles
Cloth front bucket seats w/driver-side lumbar support & height adjuster
Split-folding rear seatbacks
Center armrest w/storage
Rear seat center armrest w/cupholders
Tilt steering wheel w/audio controls
Pwr door locks
Air conditioning w/micron air filtration system
Rear heating ducts
Rear window defroster
AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3 player-inc: (8) speakers
Window integrated antenna
12V auxiliary pwr outlet
Front seatback map pockets
City 22/hwy 30 (2.0L engine/5-speed manual trans)
Second generation dual-stage airbags w/front-passenger advanced airbag
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