Suzuki Recalls 11 Different Models For Faulty Electronics
A total of 68,344 units could have defective charging system circuit boards.
The following report is filed with the NHTSA:
Report Receipt Date: January 19, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V018000
Component(s): Electrical system
Potential Number of Units Affected: 68,344
Manufacturer: Suzuki Motor of America, Inc.
THE RECALL: Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain model year 2008-2012 AN400, AN400A, DL1000, GSX1300R, 2008-2009 GSF1250S and GSF1250SA, 2008 GSX1300BK and GSX1300BKA, 2008-2010 GSX650F, GSX-R600, GSX-R750, VLR1800, VLR1800T, and 2009-2010 SFV650 and VZ1500 motorcycles. Due to a problem with the circuit board for the regulator/rectifier power module, the motorcycle may not sufficiently charge the battery and the motorcycle may stall.
WHAT COULD HAPPEN: If the engine stalls while riding, there would be an increased risk of a crash.
THE FIX: Suzuki will notify owners, and dealers will replace the regulator/rectifier, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 4, 2016. Owners may contact Suzuki customer service at 1-800-444-5077. Suzuki’s number for this recall is 2A56 to 2A64.
MORE RECALL INFORMATION: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to safercar.gov.