DETROIT— Suzuki is recalling more than 184,000 cars in the U.S. because the steering columns can catch fire.
The recall covers Forenza models from 2004 through 2008 and Reno models from 2005 through 2008.
Both vehicles were made for Suzuki by General Motors.
The Japanese automaker says the headlamp switch or daytime running light modules can overheat, melt and catch fire on the left side of the steering column.
The company will notify owners and fix the problem for free.
GM on Wednesday recalled 218,000 Chevrolet Aveo subcompact cars for a similar woe.
It was GM’s 29th recall this year, nearing 13.8 million cars.