A seizure of the power steering pump would cause a loss of power steering assist, requiring extra steering effort at lower speeds, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

Steering — Hydraulic Power Assist — Pump

Date Announced
NOV 14, 2018
Vehicles Affected
18,673
Suzuki Recall #
CZ
NHTSA Campaign #
18V804000
Summary
Suzuki Motor America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain 2012-2013 Suzuki SX4 vehicles. The power steering pump may seize causing a loss of steering assist.
Actions
The remedy for this recall is still under development. Interim owner notification letters were mailed December 19, 2018. A second owner notification will be mailed once the remedy is available. Owners may contact Suzuki customer service at 1-800-934-0934. Suzuki's number for this recall is CZ.