This can give rise to increased incidents of crashes resulting from the rollaway of parked vehicles as a result of inadvertently moving the shift lever from the "park" position when the parking brake is not fully engaged.

Power Train — Automatic Transmission — Lever And Linkage — Column Shift

Date Announced
DEC 07, 2007
Vehicles Affected
Suzuki Recall #
NHTSA Campaign #
Certain vehicles equipped with automatic transmissions fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 114, 'theft protection. ' the automatic transmission selector lever "park" lock function may be inoperative due to a sticking shift lock arm. The shift lever may be able to be shifted out of "park" with the key removed and without depressing the brake pedal.
Dealers will replace the shift lock module free of charge. The recall began on January 7, 2008. Owners may contact Suzuki at 1-800-934-0934.
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