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Motorcycle Recall - Suzuki

NHTSA Campaign ID:  06V013000
Component:  Fuel System, Gasoline: Storage: Tank Assembly
Manufacturer:  American Suzuki Motor Corp.
Recall Date: 01/11/2006
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4841
Defect Summary:
On certain California-specification model motorcycles, repeated stress from vibration can cause a crack to form in the area where the liquid/vapor separator bracket is welded inside the fuel tank. This can allow fuel leakage to occur.
Consequence Summary:
Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source can result in a fire.
Corrective Summary:
Dealers will replace the fuel tank free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in February 2006. Customers may contact American Suzuki at 714-572-1490.

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