Suzuki GW250 Recalled For Possible Electrical Short-Circuit

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Japanese motorcycle manufacturer Suzuki has recalled 1,890 units of the GW250 over issues with the electrical systems.

Suzuki GW250 Recalled In The United States Over Electrical Issues

The recall affects certain 2013, 2015, and 2017 model year units that were sold in the United States due to an issue that may lead to a potential electrical short circuit of the headlight, taillight, and brake light.

Suzuki GW250 Recalled In The United States Over Electrical Issues

Suzuki claims that in the affected GW250 motorcycles, water may enter the main wiring harness at the rear brake light switch connectors which could lead to a possible corrosion of the brake light switch.

Suzuki GW250 Recalled In The United States Over Electrical Issues

If the brake light switch corrodes it could may cause an electrical short circuit leading to the loss of the head light, taillight and brake lights which increases the risk of a crash.

Suzuki GW250 Recalled In The United States Over Electrical Issues

Suzuki will notify owners to bring their vehicles to the dealerships where dealers will install an improved brake light switch assembly along with a water protection cover, as necessary, free of charge.

Suzuki GW250 Recalled In The United States Over Electrical Issues

The recall for the GW250, (sold in India for a short period of time as the Inazuma) will start on November 23, 2016.

Story first published: Friday, November 25, 2016, 18:09 [IST]
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