Suzuki Recalls 4,969 GSX-R1000

 

June 1, 2012 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
     SUZUKI / GSX-R1000 2009-2011
Manufacturer: AMERICAN SUZUKI MOTOR CORP. Mfr’s Report Date: MAY 18, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V231000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4,969
Summary:
 SUZUKI IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 GSX-R1000 MOTORCYCLES. DUE TO LOOSE BOLTS THE SIDE STAND INTERLOCK SWITCH MAY FAIL.
Consequence:
 ON THE GSX-R1000 MODELS, FAILURE OF THE SWITCH WILL TERMINATE THE IGNITION CIRCUIT. AS A RESULT, THE ENGINE WILL STOP RUNNING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
 SUZUKI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND SUZUKI DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SIDE STAND INTERLOCK SWITCH BOLTS, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT MAY 28, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SUZUKI AT 1-714-996-7040.
Notes:
 SUZUKI’S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 2A29. CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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