WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 20, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
RECALL Subject: Brake Light Switch Corrosion Causing Short Circuit
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V808000
Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM , EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,890
All Products Associated with this Recall
|Vehicle Make||Model||Model Year(s)|
|SUZUKI||GW250||2013, 2015, 2017|
Manufacturer: Suzuki Motor of America, Inc.
SUMMARY: Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain model year 2013, 2015, and 2017 GW250 motorcycles. Water may enter the main wiring harness at the rear brake light switch connectors, possibly corroding the brake light switch.
CONSEQUENCE: The corrosion may cause an electrical short and the loss of the head light, tail light and brake lights, increasing the risk of a crash.
REMEDY: Suzuki will notify owners, and dealers will install an improved brake light switch assembly, and install a water protection cover, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 23, 2016. Owners may contact Suzuki customer service at 1-714-572-1490. Suzuki’s number for this recall is 2A66.
NOTES: 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 www.safercar.gov.
Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration