RECALL NEWS: 2016 Suzuki GSX-S1000 Motorcycles Recalled For Defective Brake System

600 new GSX-S1000s are being recalled for leaking front brake calipers.

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2016 Suzuki GSX-S1000F©Motorcyclist
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2016 Suzuki GSX-S1000©Motorcyclist

The following report is filed with the NHTSA:

Report Receipt Date:November 23, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V788000
Component(s): Service brakes, hydraulic
Potential Number of Units Affected: 600
Manufacturer: Suzuki Motor of America, Inc.

THE RECALL: Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain model year 2016 GSX-S1000 motorcycles manufactured from July 8, 2015 to July 29, 2015, GSX-S1000A motorcycles manufactured from July 10, 2015 to August 24, 2015 and, and GSX-S1000FA motorcycles manufactured from July 21, 2015 to July 27, 2015. The affected motorcycles may leak brake fluid from the front brake calipers.

WHAT COULD HAPPEN: If the front brake calipers leak brake fluid, braking performance would be reduced, increasing the risk of a crash.

THE FIX: Suzuki has notified owners, and dealers will replace the front brake calipers, free of charge. The recall began on December 1, 2015. Owners may contact Suzuki customer service at 1-714-572-1490. Suzuki's number for this recall is 2A48.

MORE RECALL INFORMATION: 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 safercar.gov.