Suzuki has announced a recall that affects 184,000 vehicles, all of which were manufactured by General Motors and rebadged as Suzuki products.
The 2004 through 2008 Suzuki Forenza and 2005 through 2008 Reno are being called back for problems with a headlamp switch. A recall for the GM equivalent of both of these cars, the Chevy Aveo and Pontiac Wave G3, was issued earlier this week.
Heat generated in the headlamp switch or daytime running light module may cause cause melting which can potentially lead to a fire. GM is aware of some fires in its vehicles, while Suzuki didn’t comment on whether or not there have been any fires reported in its vehicles.
The recall is also spreading to the 2004 through 2008 Chevrolet Optra, covering 214 cars. GM says it also suffers from the headlight switch overheating problem. The Optra was only sold in U.S. territories.
GM doesn’t have a fix for the problem yet.
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