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Saturday, July 11, 2015

Suzuki Recalls 2006-2015 Boulevard M109R Motorcycles Equipped with Accessory Backrests that May Contain Excessively Long Mounting Bolts

Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain Accessory Backrest Mounting Hardware kits, part numbers 990A0-75148 and 990A0-75148-BLK, manufactured March 1, 2012, to April 21, 2015.

The affected hardware kits are for installing accessory backrests on 2006-2015 Suzuki VZR1800 (Boulevard M109R) motorcycles. The mounting hardware kits may include four 110mm bolts instead of two 75mm bolts and two 95mm bolts.

If the backrest is installed with bolts that are too long, the mounting bolts may contact the rear tire, causing a loss of control and increasing the risk of a crash.

308 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Equipment Recalls feature for more details.

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