CPSC and American Suzuki Motor Corp. Announce Recall of All-Terrain Vehicles that Pose Fire Hazard

The Consumer Product Safety Commission and American Suzuki Motor Corp., of Brea, California, have announced the voluntary recall of some 1,900 Suzuki 2005 Model Year Eiger ATVs manufactured in the U.S.

Certain of the recalled ATVs were assembled with an improperly manufactured plastic fuel tank. The thin portion of these tanks could develop a fuel leak, posing a fire hazard.

Suzuki has received no reports of incidents or injuries.

The recall involves certain Suzuki 2005 model year LT-F400FK5 and LT-A400FK5 (Eiger) ATVs.

These models are available in yellow, green, or red color. Below is a list of make, model and vehicle identification numbers (VIN) involved in the recall.



Vehicle Identification

2005 Eiger 4WD 5-Speed LT-F400FK5 5SAAK46A*57105591 ~ 5SAAK46A*57106610
2005 Eiger 4WD Auto LT-A400FK5 5SAAK46K*57108892 ~ 5SAAK46K*57110274

The ATVs involved in the recall were sold at Suzuki ATV dealers nationwide from March 2005 through February 2006 for between $5,200 and $5,350.

Consumers with recalled ATVs are being sent direct notice from Suzuki. Consumers should stop using these vehicles immediately and contact a local Suzuki ATV dealer to schedule an appointment for a free repair.

For more information, consumers can call Suzuki toll-free at (800) 444-5077 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.suzukicycles.com.

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