Suzuki DL650 Stator Alternator Generator Recall

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.

CONSEQUENCE:

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.

REMEDY:

Suzuki will notify owners, and dealers will replace the stator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in December 2016. Owners may contact Suzuki customer service at 1-714-572-1490. Suzuki’s number for this recall is 2A67.

NOTES:

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

MANUFACTURER RECALL ACKNOWLEDGEMENT PDF: rcak-16v878-2747

Report Receipt Date: DEC 06, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V878000
Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected: 8,613

Vehicle Make Model Year(s)
  • SUZUKI DL650 2012-2016
Manufacturer: Suzuki Motor of America, Inc.

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