Suzuki Recall

Check http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov, campaign ID; 06V013000


Make / Models : Model/Build Years:
SUZUKI / SV1000 2003
SUZUKI / SV1000S 2003-2006
SUZUKI / SV650 2003-2006
SUZUKI / SV650S 2003-2006
Manufacturer : AMERICAN SUZUKI MOTOR CORP.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 06V013000 Mfg's Report Date : JAN 11, 2006
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 4841
Summary:
ON CERTAIN CALIFORNIA-SPECIFICATION MODEL MOTORCYCLES, REPEATED STRESS FROM
VIBRATION CAN CAUSE A CRACK TO FORM IN THE AREA WHERE THE LIQUID/VAPOR
SEPARATOR BRACKET IS WELDED INSIDE THE FUEL TANK. THIS CAN ALLOW FUEL
LEAKAGE TO OCCUR.
Consequence:
FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL TANK FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO
BEGIN IN FEBRUARY 2006. CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT AMERICAN SUZUKI AT
714-572-1490.
Notes:
SUZUKI RECALL NO. 2086. 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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