Suzuki’s leather seat upholstery is shrinking so badly that it’s putting the squeeze on a very important airbag sensor. The extra pressure is causing Occupant Classification System (OCS) failures in the 2010-2013 Kizashi and 2006-2013 Grand Vitara. When the OCS can’t properly detect passengers, airbags end up doing more harm than good. [The automaker blames the shrinkage problem on high heat and humidity.] Strange, I would have guessed it was the cold.(https://www.carcomplaints.com/news/2019/suzuki-recalls-kizashi-grand-vitara-shrinking-leather.shtml).
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