Suzuki Recall 14V629000

NHTSA Campaign ID Component Manufacturer Recall Date Units Potentially Affected
14V629000 N/A Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. 10/07/2014 23,073
Defect Summary
Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain model year 2011-2014 GSX-R750 and 2009-2014 GSX-R1000 motorcycles. If a gear is missed while upshifting, the strain applied to the drive chain after the next shift may cause the rear axle to move, damaging the left-side drive chain adjuster.
Consequence Summary
If the drive chain adjuster gets damaged, the drive chain may come off, removing power to the rear wheel, and increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary
Suzuki will notify owners, and dealers will replace the left-side chain adjuster with an improved part. The recall is expected to begin on October 17, 2014. Owners may contact Suzuki customer service at 1-714-572-1490. Suzuki’s numbers for this recall are 2A40, 2A41, 2A42 and 2A43.

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