Suzuki Recalls 8,828 Units for Electrical Issue

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Transport Canada has announced a recall of Suzuki motorcycles, scooters and atvs for an electrical problem affecting 24 models from years 2008 – 2010. A faulty regulator/rectifier assembly that could lead to poor battery charging needs to be replaced, says the notice. Full details from Transport Canada are below.

Transport Canada Recall # 2011071

Manufacturer Recall #90

Recall Details

On certain motorcycles, the regulator/rectifier assembly may have been produced with insufficient adhesion between the power module (circuit board) and the rectifier case. Due to this insufficient adhesion, heat generated on the power module circuit board can cause the circuit board to deform. This could cause excessive heat on the circuit board and uncontrolled electric current output, which can result in insufficient charging current being provided to the vehicle’s battery. Battery discharge could lead to engine stalling and/or a no-start condition. Lost propulsion, in conjunction with traffic and road conditions, and the rider’s reactions, could increase the risk of a crash causing property damage and/or personal injury. Correction: Dealers will replace the regulator/rectifier assembly.

Make Model Model Year(s) Affected

SUZUKI AN400 – BURGMAN 400 2008

SUZUKI AN400A – BURGMAN 400 2009

SUZUKI DL1000 – V-STORM 1000 2008 2009 2010

SUZUKI DL1000SE – V-STORM 1000SE 2008 2009 2010

SUZUKI GSF1250SA – BANDIT 1250SA 2008 2009

SUZUKI GSF1250SEA – BANDIT 1250SEA 2008 2009

SUZUKI GSX-R600 2008 2009

SUZUKI GSX-R750 2008 2009

SUZUKI GSX1300BK – B-KING 2008

SUZUKI GSX1300BKA – B-KING 2008 2009

SUZUKI GSX1300R – HAYABUSA 2008 2009 2010

SUZUKI GSX650F 2008

SUZUKI GSX650FA 2008 2009

SUZUKI LT-Z400 – QUADSPORT 400 2009

SUZUKI LT-Z400Z – QUADSPORT 400 2009 2010

SUZUKI SFV650 GLADIUS 2009

SUZUKI SFV650A – GLADIUS 2010

SUZUKI VL800 – BOULEVARD C50 2008 2009 2010

SUZUKI VL800SE – BOULEVARD C50SE 2008 2009 2010

SUZUKI VL800SEC – BOULEVARD C50SEC 2008 2009 2010

SUZUKI VL800T – BOULEVARD C50T 2008 2009 2010

SUZUKI VLR1800 – BOULEVARD C109 2008 2009

SUZUKI VLR1800T – BOULEVARD C109R 2008 2009 2010

SUZUKI VZ1500 – BOULEVARD M90 2009 2010

 

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