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Recalls - 1999 SUZUKI VZ800

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

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM

Recall Number

04V350000

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

THIS CAMPAIGN INVOLVES CERTAIN MARAUDER MODEL MOTORCYCLES EQUIPPED WITH CALIFORNIA EVAPORATIVE EMISSIONS EQUIPMENT. WHEN A MOTORCYCLE IS PARKED AFTER CITY DRIVING IN HEAVY TRAFFIC, UNDER SOME CONDITIONS, ELEVATED PRESSURE IN THE FUEL TANK VENT LINE CAN CAUSE BACK PRESSURE IN THROUGH THE SURGE CONTROL VALVE.

Defect Consequence

ON SOME OCCASIONS THIS CAN CAUSE LIQUID FUEL FROM REAR CARBURETOR AIR FILTER BOX. IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE THIS FUEL LEAKAGE CAN CAUSE A FIRE.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE CARBON CANISTER WITH A NEWLY DESIGNED CANISTER AND ASSOCIATED VENT LINE CHANGES WILL BE MADE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 30, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SUZUKI AT 1-800-255-2550.

Notes

SUZUKI RECALL NO. 2067. CUSTOMERS CAN 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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