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Suzuki has since done a recall to inspect and replace the Crossmember /sub frame. I think the letter came out in July. I just got mine done in November ago in Canada. I think the dealership scammed me though and sabotaged it to say they needed to also repair the control arm. But only took me for 60 bux. "a bolt had seized" and it is not covered by the recall warranty. the charge was for half an hour labour to fix the bolt! To the original poster of the question, suggest you contact a Suzuki dealer.

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You got scammed! If a bolt broke off, THEY broke it off, not you! Report the dealer to the bike manufacturer, and ask for compensation, and threaten to take the matter to the National Highway Safety Commission ... and DO THAT if they don't fix the problem!

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SOURCE: Same problem with my 2006 XL-7 CD player (constant FOCUS ERROR)

Complete BS. i worked at a suzuki dealership in australia for three years and this is a common problem among others with there head unit in this model eg. not ejecting cds, numerous error codes non repairable, bad reception, the list goes on. i recommend take it further.

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