December 7, 2004
American Suzuki Motor Corporation Announces Recall of 2004 & 2005 Eiger and Vinson® ATVs
Name of Product: 2004-2005 Eiger and Vinson ATVs
Units: About 27,000
Distributor: American Suzuki Motor Corp., of Brea, Calif.
Hazard: Recalled ATVs were assembled with an incorrectly sized mounting bolt under the fuel tank. This could result in fuel leakage presenting a fire safety hazard and risk of injury or death.
Description: Suzuki 2004 and 2005 models Eiger ATVs - LT-A400K4, LT-A400FK4, LT-F400K4, LT-F400FK4, Vinson ATVs- KT-A500FK4, LT-F500FK4, Eiger ATVs - LT-A500FK5, LT-F500FK5 are all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) that are designed for use by riders age 16 and older.
Sold by: Suzuki motorcycle/ATV dealers from August 2, 2003 to August 26, 2004
Manufactured in: Rome, Ga.
Remedy: Consumers should take their affected ATV to an authorized Suzuki dealership. The dealer will replace the fuel petcock-mounting bolt and sealing washers at no charge to the consumer.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact the American Suzuki Customer Service Department at (800) 444-5077 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday on their Web site www.suzukicycles.com