2011 Suzuki Equator
2011 Suzuki Equator ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING NHTSA Campaign #11V593000
Summary: Suzuki is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Equator pickup trucks manufactured from June 16, 2011, through August 31, 2011. Some of the bolts that connect the engine oil cooler and the engine oil filter to the engine in these vehicles may have been manufactured to below specification strength. As a result, the bolt may break at the oil filter attachment point and can cause an engine oil leak.
Consequence: If there is an engine oil leak, the engine oil pressure would drop and the engine could seize, increasing the risk of a crash.
Actions: Suzuki will notify owners and dealers will replace the connector bolts free of charge. The safety recall began on January 11, 2012. Owners may contact Suzuki at 1-714-996-7040. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #11V593000 »