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Recalls - 1999 SUZUKI GSXR600

What is a recall? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, generally in cooperation with the vehicle manufacturer, issues recalls when a motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment (including tires) does not comply with a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard or when there is a safety-related defect in the vehicle or equipment. Work dictated by a recall is generally completed at no charge to the vehicle owner, regardless of whether you are the first owner or a subsequent owner. Please contact your service facilities for additional details and to confirm that this recall is relevant to your particular vehicle.

Component Description

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

Recall Number

99V132000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORCYCLES. THE CAM CHAIN TENSION ADJUSTER DOES NOT PROVIDE CONSISTENT TENSION TO THE CAM CHAIN IN THE ENGINE CAUSING ABNORMAL ENGINE SOUNDS.

Defect Consequence

THIS COULD LEAD TO CAM CHAIN BREAKAGE OR OVER SEVERE ENGINE DAMAGE. IT COULD ALSO CAUSE SUDDEN ENGINE FAILURE.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ORIGINAL CAM CHAIN TENSION ADJUSTER AND UPPER CAM CHAIN GUIDE NO. 2 WITH A REVISED CAM CHAIN TENSION ADJUSTER AND UPPER CAM CHAIN GUIDE NO. 2. THE DEALER WILL INSPECT AND MAY REPLACE OTHER ENGINE COMPONENTS WHICH MAY HAVE BEEN DAMAGED BECAUSE OF CAM CHAIN TENSION ADJUSTER FAILURE.

Notes

OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 1999. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SUZUKI AT 1-714-996-7040, EXT. 396. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).


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