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Motorcycle Recall - Suzuki

NHTSA Campaign ID:  07V362000
Component:  Vehicle Speed Control
Manufacturer:  American Suzuki Motor CORP.
Recall Date: 08/13/2007
Potential Number of Units Affected: 13398
Defect Summary:
On certain motorcycles, each time the ignition switch is turned off, the engine control module (ECM) pre-sets the position of the idle speed control (ISC) valve for subsequent engine starting by opening the valve completely and then closing it to a start-up position.
Consequence Summary:
Due to improper shape of the internal mechanism that moves the ISC valve, the valve may remain in the open position instead of moving to the correct start-up position. This can result in no-load engine idle speeds as high as 5000 rpm the next time the engine is started. If the rider chooses to operate the motorcycle in this condition, the rider may have difficulty operating the motorcycle, which could result in a crash.
Corrective Summary:
Dealers will replace the ISC valve with an improved part, and will also replace the ECM. The recall is expected to begin on or about August 21, 2007. Owners may contact Suzuki at 1-714-572-1490.

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