January 22, 2018
Shifting with High RPMs may cause Chain to Break
If the drive chain breaks, the motorcycle will lose power, increasing the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V064
Manufacturer Suzuki Motor of America, Inc.
Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected 3,097
Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain 2017-2018 GSX-R1000, GSX-R1000A, GSX-R1000RA, and GSX-R1000RZA motorcycles. When upshifting between first and second gear, if the rider fails to engage second gear, a neutral condition will exist and may cause very high engine RPM. If the rider then shifts into second gear without disengaging the clutch, the motorcycles chain may stretch or break.