Motorcycles

Recall published
2011-03-21
Brand
Product title
Motorcycles
Product description
The vehicles in question were manufactured between 2008 and 2010 and have type approval numbers: e4*2002/24*1756, e4*2002/24*0721, e4*2002/24*1342, e4*2002/24*2102, e4*2002/24*2163, e4*2002/24*1852, e4*2002/24*0722, e4*2002/24*1300, e4*2002/24*1351, e4*2002/24*1618, e1*2002/24*0405 and e1*2002/24*0370.
Risk
The product poses a risk of injuries because a defect in the regulator/rectifier unit can cause discharging of the battery and can lead to engine stalling and/or a no-start condition. The regulator/rectifier units on the vehicles in question are being replaced. No accidents involving personal injury or damage to property have been reported.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.
Barcode
N/A
Model number
Types: WVCV, WVCW, WVCJ, WVCH, WVCZ, WVCT, WVCR, WVCK, WVB9, WVCU, WVBM, WVCX, WVCG, WVBS. Sales designations: Suzuki GSX-R600/750, GSF650/1250, GSX650F, GSX1300BK, GSX1300R, GSR600, VLR1800/VZ1500, VL800, SFV650
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Injuries
Country of origin
Japan
RAPEX Reference
0266/11
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Germany