Suzuki GSX-R1000 Recalled for Potential Chain Breakage

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Recall information from Suzuki Motor of America, as Suzuki is recalling sure 2017-2018 Suzuki GSX-R1000 bikes, for a problem with its electronics and drivetrain. This downside impacts roughly three,100 bikes.

In response to recall paperwork, the chain on the GSX-R1000 might break when upshifting between first and second gear. This happens if the rider fails to interact second gear, and a impartial situation will get created, which can trigger very excessive engine RPM.

If the rider then shifts into second gear, with out disengaging the clutch, the bike’s chain might stretch or break, which is an apparent security hazard.

The issue first turned obvious on a motorcycle within the French market, however a number of different situations of this concern cropped up in varied Suzuki markets, together with two bikes in the USA. Inspecting these machines, Suzuki was capable of finding fault within the programming of the Engine Management Module (ECM).

To treatment the state of affairs, Suzuki Motor of America will notify affected house owners, and Suzuki sellers will substitute the ECM, and examine and substitute the drive chain and sprockets, as crucial, freed from cost.

This recall is anticipated to start this month, January 2018. Involved house owners might contact Suzuki customer support at 1-714-572-1490. Suzuki’s numbers for this recall are 2A76 to 2A81.

Supply: NHTSA

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