Suzuki is Recalling 2,561, 2013 GSX1300RA Hayabusa Motorcycles

WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 29, 2013 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Loss of ABS Function may Allow Wheel Lock up

Report Receipt Date: JUL 16, 2013
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V312000
Component(s): SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,561

Vehicle Make

Model

Model Year(s)

SUZUKI

HAYABUSA GSX1300RA

2013

Manufacturer: Suzuki Motor of America, Inc.

SUMMARY: Suzuki Motor Corporation (Suzuki) is recalling certain model year 2013 GSX1300RA Hayabusa motorcycles manufactured January 22, 2013, through April 26, 2013. Due to a manufacturing error, the Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) may malfunction and lose anti-lock functionality.

CONSEQUENCE: The anti-lock function may not perform properly allowing for wheel lock up and skidding, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY: Suzuki will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected ABS units, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in early August 2013. Owners may contact Suzuki at 1-800-255-2550. Suzuki’s campaign number for this recall is WN.

NOTES: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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