2A67 – Stator Assv Replacement – 2012-2016 Suzuki DL650

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V878
Manufacturer Suzuki Motor of America, Inc.
Components
Potential Number of Units Affected 8,613

 

Alternator may not Charge Battery

A short circuit of the stator wires may prevent the battery from properly charging, causing an engine stall and increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain model year 2012-2016 DL650 motorcycles manufactured August 30, 2011, to October 12, 2015.

In the affected motorcycles, the alternator stator may have insufficient heat resistance, resulting in a short circuit of the stator wires.

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2A66 – Brake Light Switch Corrosion Causing Short Circuit – 2013 2015 2017 Suzuki GW250

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V808
Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM , EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,890

Manufacturer: Suzuki Motor of America, Inc.

 

SUMMARY:

Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain model year 2013, 2015, and 2017 GW250 motorcycles.

Water may enter the main wiring harness at the rear brake light switch connectors, possibly corroding the brake light switch.

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Loose or Noisy Wheel Hub Front or Rear – 2006-2007 Suzuki Grand Vitara

Division: Automotive Section Title: Suspension
Category: Technical TSB No. TS 03 12117
SUBJECT: LOOSE OR NOISY WHEEL HUB FRONT OR REAR
MODEL(S): GRAND VITARA (JB627)
YEAR: 2006~2007
AFFECTED VIN(S): ~MAY 31, 2007
~JS3TE944074205497
~JS3TE941474203824
~JS3TE947674202355
~JS3TD944074204191
~JS3TD941774205344
~JS3TD947374205135
CONDITION: Noise coming from wheel hub area while driving or looseness of wheel hub.
CAUSE: The axle shaft nut may loosen due to play between the inside spline of the wheel hub and axle shaft assembly.
CORRECTION: A new part number is now available in which the spline dimension for the wheel hub has been modified. Also the torque for the axle nut is changed from 200 Nm (148lb-ft) to 220 Nm (162 lb-ft). Follow the appropriate service manual procedure to replace the affected hub as needed with the updated part. Secure the axle with a new nut using the torque specification of 220 Nm (162 lb-ft).

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CONTAMINATION POSSIBLE CAUSE OF DTCS P0137 AND/OR P0420 – 2002-2007 Suzuki Aerio

Technical Bulletin

Division:  Automotive
Section Title: Engine
Category: Technical

TSB No. TS 10 11307

SUBJECT: ENGINE OIL FILTER CHANGE PRECAUTIONS; O2 SENSOR

CONTAMINATION POSSIBLE CAUSE OF DTCS P0137 AND/OR P0420

MODEL(S): AERIO (RH420 / RH423)
YEAR: 2002~2007
CONDITION: When removing the engine oil filter it is possible for engine oil to drip on the downstream O2 sensor. This oil can contaminate the O2 sensor internally which will reduce the O2 sensor performance and possibly set a DTC P0137 O2 Sensor Circuit Low Voltage / High Voltage (Sensor-2, Bank-1) (EVAP Leak Check Model) and/or P0420 Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshold (Bank-1)
CAUSE: N/A
CORRECTION: To prevent O2 sensor contamination, use a shop towel folded over to cover the O2 sensor. Be sure to remove the shop towel before running the engine.

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Front Brake Squeaking – 1999-2005 Suzuki Grand Vitara XL-7

TSB No. TS 07  07187R

SUBJECT: FRONT BRAKE SQUEAKING
MODEL(S): GRAND VITARA (SQ625W), GRAND VITARA XL-7 (JA627)
YEAR: 1999~2005 GRAND VITARA ALL
2001~2004 GRAND VITARA XL-7 SEE AFFECTED VINS
AFFECTED VIN(S): ~JS3TY92V44103256
~JS3TX92V44106615
REVISION: The MY range for the XL-7 is 2001~2004
CONDITION: When braking, the front brakes emit a squeaking noise.
CAUSE: The front brake assembly may be amplifying normal operating noise.
CORRECTION: New improved brake pad shims are now available. Follow the service manual instructions for installation procedures. All XL-7s built after the listed VINS above already have the updated shims.

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