Suzuki is recalling 582 models of its 2010 Equator pickup truck manufactured from Nov. 20, 2009 through March 3, 2010.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s recall notice: “The lower control link bushing collars, located in the front suspension, may contain welds that do not meet strength specifications. If a collar weld separates, it may change the wheel alignment, potentially allowing the vehicle handling characteristics to deteriorate.” In other words, a broken collar weld could cause a driver to lose control of the truck and crash.
Rest assured, Suzuki dealers will inspect and, if necessary, fix the problem free of charge. Owners of affected models should contact Suzuki at 1-800-934-0934.