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Crash Test Data for 1997 Suzuki

Suzuki Vehicle Front Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover Resistance Rating
Driver Passenger Front Seat Rear Seat
1997 SidekickNot
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Service Bulletins for 1997 Suzuki

1997 SUZUKI DR200SE
Bulletin Number: N-Q-G-045
This Service Bulletin was sent by Suzuki Motor Corporation to its authorized Suzuki automobile distributors in the U.S., explaining the importance of proper inspection and maintenance of suspension lower arm ball joints to prevent the ball
1997 SUZUKI DR350SE
Bulletin Number: N-Q-G-045
This Service Bulletin was sent by Suzuki Motor Corporation to its authorized Suzuki automobile distributors in the U.S., explaining the importance of proper inspection and maintenance of suspension lower arm ball joints to prevent the ball
1997 SUZUKI DR650
Bulletin Number: N-Q-G-045
This Service Bulletin was sent by Suzuki Motor Corporation to its authorized Suzuki automobile distributors in the U.S., explaining the importance of proper inspection and maintenance of suspension lower arm ball joints to prevent the ball
1997 SUZUKI ESTEEM
Bulletin Number: 0109193
SERVICE MANUAL UPDATE - IMPROPER TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 0204145
CORRECT COOLANT USAGE. *EH
Bulletin Number: 0210063
SERVICE MANUAL UPDATE-INCORRECT WIRING DIAGRAM OF THE WIPER/WASHER COMBINATION SWITCH. *SC
Bulletin Number: N-Q-G-045
This Service Bulletin was sent by Suzuki Motor Corporation to its authorized Suzuki automobile distributors in the U.S., explaining the importance of proper inspection and maintenance of suspension lower arm ball joints to prevent the ball
Bulletin Number: SW07
THIS BULLETIN CONTAINS THE REVISED CLAIMS SUBMISSION PROCEDURES FOR REPLACEMENT BATTERIES UNDER WARRANTY. *TT
1997 SUZUKI GN125E
Bulletin Number: N-Q-G-045
This Service Bulletin was sent by Suzuki Motor Corporation to its authorized Suzuki automobile distributors in the U.S., explaining the importance of proper inspection and maintenance of suspension lower arm ball joints to prevent the ball
1997 SUZUKI GS500
Bulletin Number: 139
GS500F ENGINE KNOCK AT IDLE / A MILD BUT ANNOYING KNOCKING NOISE FROM THE CYLINDER HEAD AREA. *AK
Bulletin Number: N-Q-G-045
This Service Bulletin was sent by Suzuki Motor Corporation to its authorized Suzuki automobile distributors in the U.S., explaining the importance of proper inspection and maintenance of suspension lower arm ball joints to prevent the ball
1997 SUZUKI GSF1200
Bulletin Number: N-Q-G-045
This Service Bulletin was sent by Suzuki Motor Corporation to its authorized Suzuki automobile distributors in the U.S., explaining the importance of proper inspection and maintenance of suspension lower arm ball joints to prevent the ball
1997 SUZUKI GSF600S
Bulletin Number: N-Q-G-045
This Service Bulletin was sent by Suzuki Motor Corporation to its authorized Suzuki automobile distributors in the U.S., explaining the importance of proper inspection and maintenance of suspension lower arm ball joints to prevent the ball
1997 SUZUKI GSX600F
Bulletin Number: N-Q-G-045
This Service Bulletin was sent by Suzuki Motor Corporation to its authorized Suzuki automobile distributors in the U.S., explaining the importance of proper inspection and maintenance of suspension lower arm ball joints to prevent the ball
1997 SUZUKI GSX750F
Bulletin Number: N-Q-G-045
This Service Bulletin was sent by Suzuki Motor Corporation to its authorized Suzuki automobile distributors in the U.S., explaining the importance of proper inspection and maintenance of suspension lower arm ball joints to prevent the ball
1997 SUZUKI GSX-R1100W
Bulletin Number: N-Q-G-045
This Service Bulletin was sent by Suzuki Motor Corporation to its authorized Suzuki automobile distributors in the U.S., explaining the importance of proper inspection and maintenance of suspension lower arm ball joints to prevent the ball
1997 SUZUKI GSX-R600
Bulletin Number: 0540
GSX-R600XK5 ASSEMBLY & PRE-DELIVERY PROCEDURES. SUZUKI. *TT
Bulletin Number: GS/GSX/GSXR
SUBJECT ON RECALL CAMPAIGN FUEL PUMP GASKET SET COMPONENTS &
Bulletin Number: N-Q-G-045
This Service Bulletin was sent by Suzuki Motor Corporation to its authorized Suzuki automobile distributors in the U.S., explaining the importance of proper inspection and maintenance of suspension lower arm ball joints to prevent the ball
1997 SUZUKI GSX-R750
Bulletin Number: GS/GSX/GSXR
SUBJECT ON RECALL CAMPAIGN FUEL PUMP GASKET SET COMPONENTS &
Bulletin Number: N-Q-G-045
This Service Bulletin was sent by Suzuki Motor Corporation to its authorized Suzuki automobile distributors in the U.S., explaining the importance of proper inspection and maintenance of suspension lower arm ball joints to prevent the ball
1997 SUZUKI INTRUDER
Bulletin Number: N-Q-G-045
This Service Bulletin was sent by Suzuki Motor Corporation to its authorized Suzuki automobile distributors in the U.S., explaining the importance of proper inspection and maintenance of suspension lower arm ball joints to prevent the ball
1997 SUZUKI LS650P
Bulletin Number: N-Q-G-045
This Service Bulletin was sent by Suzuki Motor Corporation to its authorized Suzuki automobile distributors in the U.S., explaining the importance of proper inspection and maintenance of suspension lower arm ball joints to prevent the ball
1997 SUZUKI RF900R
Bulletin Number: N-Q-G-045
This Service Bulletin was sent by Suzuki Motor Corporation to its authorized Suzuki automobile distributors in the U.S., explaining the importance of proper inspection and maintenance of suspension lower arm ball joints to prevent the ball
1997 SUZUKI SIDEKICK
Bulletin Number: 0204145
CORRECT COOLANT USAGE. *EH
Bulletin Number: 608 01037
WHEN SERVICING THE NEW STYLE AUTO HUB, PLEASE USE THE NEW STYLE TOOLS AS LISTED. *JD
Bulletin Number: N-Q-G-045
This Service Bulletin was sent by Suzuki Motor Corporation to its authorized Suzuki automobile distributors in the U.S., explaining the importance of proper inspection and maintenance of suspension lower arm ball joints to prevent the ball
Bulletin Number: SW07
THIS BULLETIN CONTAINS THE REVISED CLAIMS SUBMISSION PROCEDURES FOR REPLACEMENT BATTERIES UNDER WARRANTY. *TT
1997 SUZUKI SIDEKICK SPORT
Bulletin Number: N-Q-G-045
This Service Bulletin was sent by Suzuki Motor Corporation to its authorized Suzuki automobile distributors in the U.S., explaining the importance of proper inspection and maintenance of suspension lower arm ball joints to prevent the ball
Bulletin Number: SW02B
ON SOME VEHICLES, THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) MAY ILLUMINATE AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) ARE STORED THAT ARE EITHER NOT COMPATIBLE WITH SPECIFICATIONS OR CONSIST OF RANDOM NUMBERS UNRELATED TO ANY SYSTEM OR COMPONENT.
Bulletin Number: SW07
THIS BULLETIN CONTAINS THE REVISED CLAIMS SUBMISSION PROCEDURES FOR REPLACEMENT BATTERIES UNDER WARRANTY. *TT
1997 SUZUKI SUZUKI
Bulletin Number: 97010109197
SUBJECT ON AN ADDITION OF THROTTLE POSITION SENSOR. *YC
Bulletin Number: 97091815198
CONCERNS WITH ENGINE/TRANSMISSION OIL FILLED AT THE FACTORY. *YC
Bulletin Number: 970918TL598
CONCERNS OF PAINT DAMAGE ON FRAME COVER. *YC
Bulletin Number: TS 002 05167
INFORMATION ON REPLACEMENT OPERATOR'S MANUALS FOR TECH 1-A CARTRIDGES. *TT
1997 SUZUKI SUZUKI MOTORCYCLE
Bulletin Number: N-Q-G-045
This Service Bulletin was sent by Suzuki Motor Corporation to its authorized Suzuki automobile distributors in the U.S., explaining the importance of proper inspection and maintenance of suspension lower arm ball joints to prevent the ball
1997 SUZUKI SWIFT
Bulletin Number: 0204145
CORRECT COOLANT USAGE. *EH
Bulletin Number: N-Q-G-045
This Service Bulletin was sent by Suzuki Motor Corporation to its authorized Suzuki automobile distributors in the U.S., explaining the importance of proper inspection and maintenance of suspension lower arm ball joints to prevent the ball
Bulletin Number: SW07
THIS BULLETIN CONTAINS THE REVISED CLAIMS SUBMISSION PROCEDURES FOR REPLACEMENT BATTERIES UNDER WARRANTY. *TT
Bulletin Number: TS31810078
REMOVAL PROCEDURES FOR THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER. *YC
Bulletin Number: TS31810078
SPEICAL SERVICE CAMPAIGN FOR VEHICLES EXHIBITING A CONDITION WITH THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER THAT APEPARS TO BE IN PARK POSITION, BUT CAN EASILY BE REMOVED FROM THE PARK POSITION WITHOUT THE USE OF THE KEY, THE TRANSMISSION LEVE
1997 SUZUKI TL1000S
Bulletin Number: N-Q-G-045
This Service Bulletin was sent by Suzuki Motor Corporation to its authorized Suzuki automobile distributors in the U.S., explaining the importance of proper inspection and maintenance of suspension lower arm ball joints to prevent the ball
1997 SUZUKI TL1000SV
Bulletin Number: N-Q-G-045
This Service Bulletin was sent by Suzuki Motor Corporation to its authorized Suzuki automobile distributors in the U.S., explaining the importance of proper inspection and maintenance of suspension lower arm ball joints to prevent the ball
Bulletin Number: TL8
SUBJECT REGARDING RECALL CAMPAIGN FUEL TANK BRACKET MOUNTING. *TT
Bulletin Number: TLSV11
CUSTOMERS MAY EXPERIENCE CLUTCH SLIPPING OR GRADUAL ENGAGEMENT DURING AGGRESSIVE RIDING. *TT
1997 SUZUKI TL1000SW
Bulletin Number: N-Q-G-045
This Service Bulletin was sent by Suzuki Motor Corporation to its authorized Suzuki automobile distributors in the U.S., explaining the importance of proper inspection and maintenance of suspension lower arm ball joints to prevent the ball
1997 SUZUKI VS1400GL
Bulletin Number: N-Q-G-045
This Service Bulletin was sent by Suzuki Motor Corporation to its authorized Suzuki automobile distributors in the U.S., explaining the importance of proper inspection and maintenance of suspension lower arm ball joints to prevent the ball
1997 SUZUKI VS1400GL INTRUDER
Bulletin Number: N-Q-G-045
This Service Bulletin was sent by Suzuki Motor Corporation to its authorized Suzuki automobile distributors in the U.S., explaining the importance of proper inspection and maintenance of suspension lower arm ball joints to prevent the ball
1997 SUZUKI VS800GL
Bulletin Number: N-Q-G-045
This Service Bulletin was sent by Suzuki Motor Corporation to its authorized Suzuki automobile distributors in the U.S., explaining the importance of proper inspection and maintenance of suspension lower arm ball joints to prevent the ball
1997 SUZUKI VZ800
Bulletin Number: N-Q-G-045
This Service Bulletin was sent by Suzuki Motor Corporation to its authorized Suzuki automobile distributors in the U.S., explaining the importance of proper inspection and maintenance of suspension lower arm ball joints to prevent the ball
1997 SUZUKI X90
Bulletin Number: N-Q-G-045
This Service Bulletin was sent by Suzuki Motor Corporation to its authorized Suzuki automobile distributors in the U.S., explaining the importance of proper inspection and maintenance of suspension lower arm ball joints to prevent the ball
Bulletin Number: SW07
THIS BULLETIN CONTAINS THE REVISED CLAIMS SUBMISSION PROCEDURES FOR REPLACEMENT BATTERIES UNDER WARRANTY. *TT
1997 SUZUKI X-90
Bulletin Number: N-Q-G-045
This Service Bulletin was sent by Suzuki Motor Corporation to its authorized Suzuki automobile distributors in the U.S., explaining the importance of proper inspection and maintenance of suspension lower arm ball joints to prevent the ball

 

Recalls for 1997 Suzuki

1997 SUZUKI GSX-R600
NHTSA Campaign ID:FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
Manufacturer:AMERICAN SUZUKI MOTOR CORP.
Manufacture Dates:10/01/1996 - 07/30/1997
Potential Units Affected:17007

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORCYCLES. THE GASKET BETWEEN THE FUEL TANK AND THE FUEL PUMP MOUNTING PLATE CAN LOSE ITS ABILITY TO PROVIDE A TIGHT SEAL, ALLOWING FUEL TO DRIP FROM THE GASKET.

Consequence:

IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, FUEL LEAKAGE CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A REDESIGNED FUEL PUMP GASKET ON THESE MOTORCYCLES.
1997 SUZUKI GSX-R750
NHTSA Campaign ID:FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
Manufacturer:AMERICAN SUZUKI MOTOR CORP.
Manufacture Dates:07/01/1996 - 04/30/1997
Potential Units Affected:17007

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORCYCLES. THE GASKET BETWEEN THE FUEL TANK AND THE FUEL PUMP MOUNTING PLATE CAN LOSE ITS ABILITY TO PROVIDE A TIGHT SEAL, ALLOWING FUEL TO DRIP FROM THE GASKET.

Consequence:

IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, FUEL LEAKAGE CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A REDESIGNED FUEL PUMP GASKET ON THESE MOTORCYCLES.
1997 SUZUKI SIDEKICK
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION
Manufacturer:AMERICAN SUZUKI MOTOR CORP.
Manufacture Dates:06/01/1995 - 09/30/1996
Potential Units Affected:13461

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. INSUFFICIENT STRENGTH OF THE MOUNTING BASE ON THE UPPER END OF THE FRONT STRUTS CAN LEAD TO BREAKAGE OF THE MOUNTING BOLTS THAT ATTACH THE UPPER END OF THE FRONT STRUTS TO THE VEHICLE BODY.

Consequence:

IF THE STRUT BROKE LOOSE, A DRIVER COULD LOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL ADD A REINFORCEMENT, FOR BOTH FRONT STRUTS, BETWEEN THE FRONT STRUT MOUNTING BASE AND THE VEHICLE BODY. IN ADDITION, THE FRONT STRUT MOUNTING BASES, MOUNTING BOLTS AND NUTS, AND STRUT BAR STAYS WILL BE REPLACED.
1997 SUZUKI SWIFT
NHTSA Campaign ID:POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START SWITCH
Manufacturer:AMERICAN SUZUKI MOTOR CORP.
Manufacture Dates:07/01/1996 - 03/10/1997
Potential Units Affected:1198

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AN AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE. THE SHIFT LEVER APPEARS TO BE IN "PARK," BUT CAN EASILY BE MOVED FROM THE "PARK" POSITION WITHOUT THE USE OF THE KEY, TRANSAXLE LEVER DETENT BUTTON, OR DEPRESSING THE BRAKE.

Consequence:

IF THE SHIFT LEVER WERE TO COME OUT OF "PARK" WHILE THE VEHICLE IS PARKED ON A NON-LEVEL SURFACE, THE VEHICLE COULD ROLL INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SHIFTER ASSEMBLY. UNTIL THE VEHICLE IS SERVICED, OWNERS ARE ADVISED WHEN SHIFTING TO "PARK," ALWAYS APPLY THE PARK BRAKE BEFORE RELEASING THE SERVICE BRAKE.
1997 SUZUKI TL1000SV
NHTSA Campaign ID:FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
Manufacturer:AMERICAN SUZUKI MOTOR CORP.
Manufacture Dates:07/01/1997 - 03/31/1998
Potential Units Affected:17007

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORCYCLES. THE GASKET BETWEEN THE FUEL TANK AND THE FUEL PUMP MOUNTING PLATE CAN LOSE ITS ABILITY TO PROVIDE A TIGHT SEAL, ALLOWING FUEL TO DRIP FROM THE GASKET.

Consequence:

IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, FUEL LEAKAGE CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A REDESIGNED FUEL PUMP GASKET ON THESE MOTORCYCLES.
1997 SUZUKI TL1000SV
NHTSA Campaign ID:STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR
Manufacturer:AMERICAN SUZUKI MOTOR CORP.
Manufacture Dates: - 06/01/1997
Potential Units Affected:2935

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORCYCLES. FRONT WHEEL MOVEMENT AND RAPID SIDE-TO-SIDE HANDLEBAR MOVEMENT CAN OCCUR WHEN THE FRONT WHEEL IS LIGHTLY LOADED AND HITS A BUMP.

Consequence:

THIS MOVEMENT CAN REDUCE THE DRIVER'S ABILITY TO CONTROL THE MOTORCYCLE RESULTING IN A LOSS OF CONTROL AND A VEHICLE CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A STEERING DAMPER KIT ON THESE VEHICLES WHICH IS DESIGNED TO REDUCE FRONT WHEEL OSCILLATION AND ELIMINATE SIDE-TO-SIDE HANDLEBAR MOVEMENT.
1997 SUZUKI TL1000SW
NHTSA Campaign ID:FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
Manufacturer:AMERICAN SUZUKI MOTOR CORP.
Manufacture Dates:07/01/1997 - 03/31/1998
Potential Units Affected:17007

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORCYCLES. THE GASKET BETWEEN THE FUEL TANK AND THE FUEL PUMP MOUNTING PLATE CAN LOSE ITS ABILITY TO PROVIDE A TIGHT SEAL, ALLOWING FUEL TO DRIP FROM THE GASKET.

Consequence:

IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, FUEL LEAKAGE CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A REDESIGNED FUEL PUMP GASKET ON THESE MOTORCYCLES.