Model year: 2017-2019 (Monster 1200; SuperSport), model year: 2018-2019 (Monster 821). The interference fit between the lever tip pin and the gear shift lever may not perform, which may cause the pin to detach. This leads to an increased risk of a crash. View the original listing.
The vehicles affected were produced between 14.5.2018 and 12.11.2018. The connecting rods in the engine have not been correctly fitted and may lead to engine defects. This can increase the risk of an accident. View the original listing.
The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2018. Owing to incorrect installation, the rear wheel brake line and/or the ABS sensor cable can be damaged through contact with the rear wheel. This can lead to failure of the rear wheel brake and the ABS, which could lead to an accident. View the original listing
The affected vehicles were manufactured between 2015 and 2017. Possible defective hose on the radiator. A leak from the radiator hose may allow coolant to escape and get onto the rear tyre. This could cause the rider to lose control over the vehicle, leading to an accident. View the original report (PDF)
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PRA number: 2015/15092
Date published: 14th December 2015
Suzuki SFV650L4 & SFV650UL5
What are the defects?
Suzuki Motor Corporation wishes to advise that the fuel tank breather hose may not have been positioned correctly during the production process.