Suzuki GSX-R Recall Affects 210,228 Motorcycles in US …

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Suzuki GSX-R 250
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Suzuki GSX-R Recall 210,228 Motorcycles in US

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Suzuki’s front master cylinder recall for sportbikes going as far back as affects a whopping 210,228 We wrote about the recall this month. but the National Traffic Safety Administration has now information about the extent of the for the U.S. market.

As reported, the campaign affects GSX-R600 and models from 2004-2013 as as GSX-R1000 models from The recall is for a risk of a gas generating in the cylinder, reducing front performance. According to documents by NHTSA . the brake piston the front brake master may not have uniform surface

As a result, the piston may suffer especially in the presence of older fluid, creating a gas that may brake fluid pressure. time, this may cause the brake lever to develop a feel, affecting stopping and increasing the risk of a crash.

The problem was first reported in May from a customer in Germany poor feeling in the front lever. Suzuki examined the motorcycle but was unable to reproduce the chalking it up to a poor job of purging of air servicing. Fast forward to 2011 when an American reported a similar problem.

Suzuki received four reports of similar issues in In one of those reported cases, found gas had developed in the master

Suzuki GSX-R 250
Suzuki GSX-R 250

From December 2012 to 2013, Suzuki received six reports from the U.S. In Suzuki’s Portuguese distributor a similar report. Suzuki the Portuguese Gixxer and found the of gas in the master cylinder and was able to the gas as hydrogen.

After further Suzuki was able to determine the of the hydrogen gas and began investigating its on braking performance. From to September, Suzuki examined unsold units and found of corroded master cylinder and deteriorated brake fluid. this month, Suzuki a recall.

According to the NHTSA documents, received 27 reports in the U.S. may have been related to issue.

Suzuki dealers replace the front master of recalled units. The replacement has the reservoir port located at the top of the cylinder to better allow the of gas. The brake piston has received an improved surface to reduce the risk of corrosion.

The recall campaign affects units of the GSX-R600, 55,572 of the GSX-R750 and 55,163 units of the in the U.S.

Suzuki GSX-R 250
Suzuki GSX-R 250
Suzuki GSX-R 250
Suzuki GSX-R 250
Suzuki GSX-R 250
Suzuki GSX-R 250

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