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Motorcycle Recall - Suzuki Recall

By Walter F. Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  15V853000
Component:  Electrical System
Manufacturer:  Suzuki Motor of America, Inc.
Recall Date: 12/18/2015
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,404
Defect Summary:
Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain model year 2014 Suzuki DL1000 motorcycles manufactured January 17, 2014 to June 5, 2014, and 2015 Suzuki DL1000 motorcycles manufactured November 5, 2014, to February 6, 2015. Due to corrosion or being attached to the painted engine case, the battery ground connection may have poor electrical conductivity.
Consequence Summary:
As a result of the poor conductivity, the engine may stall and be unable to be restarted, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary:
Suzuki will notify owners, and dealers will relocate the battery ground connection to an unpainted surface and replace the ground wire protector with a high-heat resistance tube, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on January 22, 2016. Owners may contact Suzuki customer service number at 1-714-996-7040. Suzuki's number for this recall is 2A53.

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