Suzuki Recalls Certain DR-Z400S and DR-Z400SM Motorcycles

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suzuki recalls certain dr z400s and dr z400sm motorcycles

The brake light may not illuminate anymore, and Suzuki is happy to replace yours free of charge, but it seems like it’s a quick fix anyone with even the least amount of mechanical aptitude can handle all on their own.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 24, 2018

Suzuki Recall: Brake Light May Not Illuminate

If the brake lights do not illuminate, it can increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V441000

Manufacturer: Suzuki Motor of America, Inc.


Potential Number of Units Affected: 191

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Summary: Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain 2018 Suzuki DR-Z400S and DR-Z400SM motorcycles. During assembly the resin that fills the rear brake stop lamp switch may have adhered to the internal contacts, which can prevent the brake lamp from illuminating.

Remedy: Suzuki will notify owners, and dealers will install a new stop lamp switch assembly, free of charge. The recall began on July 16, 2018. Owners may contact Suzuki customer service at 1-800-934-0934. Suzuki’s number for this recall is 2A84.

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

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