Passenger cars-Swift

SIAR Code: 6698
Category: Motor Vehicles, Parts & Accessories
Source: RAPEX
Publication Date: Nov 11, 2010
Affected Countries: Germany
Product Origin Country: Hungary
Product Description: The affected vehicles were manufactured between 1997 and 2002 and have a vehicle identification number in the range: TSMMA******316394 to TSMMA******908872.
Product Brand: Swift, Suzuki
Batch Number / Bar Code: Type/number of model: Type of vehicle MA, EC type-approval e6*93/81*0027*01, e6*98/14*0027*02, e6*98/14*0027*03, e6*98/14*0027*04
Defect Description: The product poses a risk of injuries due to possible defects in the coating of the front shock-absorber unit, the brackets holding the stub-axles in place could yield to corrosion. As this corrosion progresses, it is possible that the stub axles could work themselves loose, which could lead to a road accident.
Risks: Injuries and Laceration
Measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer