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The latest round of Transport Canada recalls includes Yamaha’s XV 1600 and XV 1700 cruisers, model years 1999-2003 and 2004-2010 respectively, and  2009-2010 Suzuki V-Stroms and 2008-2010 Bandit 1250’s. Details are below.

Transport Canada Recall # 2010307

Recall Date 2010/09/10

Manufacturer Recall Number M10-053

Units Affected 16

Recall Details

On certain motorcycles equipped with a Yamaha accessory ” Fat Double-T” handlebar (part number STR-4WM75-12-00), due to a manufacturing error, the bars may have tubing thinner than designed where the bars narrow for the switch housings and grips. The affected handlebars could be weak enough in this area to break. If breakage occurs while the motorcycle is being ridden, the operator could lose control of the motorcycle which could result in a crash with injury or death. Correction: Authorized dealers will remove the affected handlebar and replace it with a new one that has the correct tube thickness.

Make Model Model Year(s) Affected

YAMAHA XV 1600 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003

YAMAHA XV 1700 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010


Transport Canada Recall # 2010302

Recall Date 2010/09/10

Manufacturer Recall Number   85

Units Affected 1,348

Recall Details

On certain motorcycles equipped with Suzuki Accessory Sidebags, the rear side reflex reflectors do not comply with Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (CMVSS) 108, Lighting System and Retroreflective Devices. Inconspicuous rear reflex reflectors could, under certain conditions, cause a vehicle conspicuity challenge which could result in an accident resulting in personal injury. Correction: Dealers will repair the affected motorcycles.

Make Model Model Year(s) Affected

SUZUKI DL 1000 SE 2009 2010

SUZUKI DL 650 SEA 2009 2010

SUZUKI GSF 1250 SEA 2008 2009

SUZUKI GSX 1250 SEA 2010



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