Suzuki is recalling 73,426 motorcycles that were manufactured between July 2007 and September 2009. Suzuki is fixing all recalled motorcycles free of charge.
Suzuki reports that the problem is due to insufficient adhesion between the power module and the rectifier case which contains a heat sink to dissipate heat. The lack of adhesion is creating excess heat which is causing the circuit board to malfunction.
Suzuki is recalling the following motorcycles
- 2008 B-King (Suzuki GSX1300B)
- 2008-2009 Burgman 400 (Suzuki AN400)
- 2008-2009 V-Strom 1000 (Suzuki DL1000)
- 2008-2009 Bandit 1250 (Suzuki GSF1250)
- 2008-2009 Suzuki GSX-R600
- 2008-2009 Suzuki GSX-R750
- 2008-2009 Suzuki GSX650F
- 2008-2009 Suzuki VLR1800
- 2008-2010 Hayabusa (Suzuki GSX1300R)
- 2009-2010 Gladius (Suzuki SFV650)
- 2008-2010 Suzuki VL800
- 2009-2010 Suzuki VZ1500
Suzuki said that they noticed the problem in 2008, and tried to fix it before a recall was necessary. Suzuki monitored the situation, and issued a new investigation in September 2010. Suzuki found that there were more than 180 reports of failure from Suzuki riders.
If you are having issues with your Suzuki motorcycle, contact your dealer to get your bike fixed.
Courtesy of AllAboutBikes.com