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Motorcycle Recall - Suzuki

NHTSA Campaign ID:  06V025000
Component:  Fuel System, Gasoline: Storage: Tank Assembly
Manufacturer:  American Suzuki Motor Corp.
Recall Date: 01/26/2006
Potential Number of Units Affected: 37911
Defect Summary:
On certain motorcycles, repeated stress around the right front fuel tank mounting point can cause a hairline crack to form due to metal fatigue. This can result in a fuel leak.
Consequence Summary:
In the presence of an ignition source, fuel leakage can cause a fire.
Corrective Summary:
Dealers will inspect the fuel tank and install improved cushions that mount and support the fuel tank. Any fuel tanks that are found to have a crack will be replaced. The recall is expected to begin during February 2006. Owners may contact Suzuki at 1-714-572-1490.

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