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Today, 5/26/21, I received a Recall Notice from Suzuki advising of a new Recall Notice. It has something to do with insufficient anti corrosion resistance on speed sensor power supply circuit parts inside of the speedometer assembly.

Owners are instructed to take the bike to their dealer to have it examined for this problem. If it is present on the owner's bike, an improved speedometer assembly will be installed by the dealer.

I bought my Burg 200 new in Sept 2020, and only have 1,000 miles on it. What a hassle because my dealer is an hour away.

Anyone else receive the notice and if so, what do you think?
 

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Today, 5/26/21, I received a Recall Notice from Suzuki advising of a new Recall Notice. It has something to do with insufficient anti corrosion resistance on speed sensor power supply circuit parts inside of the speedometer assembly.

Owners are instructed to take the bike to their dealer to have it examined for this problem. If it is present on the owner's bike, an improved speedometer assembly will be installed by the dealer.

I bought my Burg 200 new in Sept 2020, and only have 1,000 miles on it. What a hassle because my dealer is an hour away.

Anyone else receive the notice and if so, what do you think?
Call them before riding there and make sure they have the part before you get there.
 

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Today, 5/26/21, I received a Recall Notice from Suzuki advising of a new Recall Notice. It has something to do with insufficient anti corrosion resistance on speed sensor power supply circuit parts inside of the speedometer assembly.

Owners are instructed to take the bike to their dealer to have it examined for this problem. If it is present on the owner's bike, an improved speedometer assembly will be installed by the dealer.

I bought my Burg 200 new in Sept 2020, and only have 1,000 miles on it. What a hassle because my dealer is an hour away.

Anyone else receive the notice and if so, what do you think?
Yep, I encountered same recall on my 200. The dealer is close to my work so it was no big deal.
 

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Yep, I encountered same recall on my 200. The dealer is close to my work so it was no big deal.
Yep, I encountered same recall on my 200. The dealer is close to my work so it was no big deal.
Nath, did they end up replacing the speedo assembly? Also, you mentioned that you lived in Concord for a while - where do you live now?
 

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Nath, did they end up replacing the speedo assembly? Also, you mentioned that you lived in Concord for a while - where do you live now?
Yep they replaced the "dashboard"...funny, it still registered the 8 or 9 miles on it that the original had: maybe the mileage is in some computer chip buried deep within the bowels of the beast. Concord,..oh, now I live in Las Vegas. I used to live in Orinda, went to school in Moraga. Then,..what,..I saw a poster of a Coast Guard cutter in a window and, so, went inside and signed up.
 

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...well, after 4 years in the Coast Guard I realized I liked military aircraft more than boats...so joined the AF and ended up at Nellis AFB in Vegas.
 

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Yep they replaced the "dashboard"...funny, it still registered the 8 or 9 miles on it that the original had: maybe the mileage is in some computer chip buried deep within the bowels of the beast. Concord,..oh, now I live in Las Vegas. I used to live in Orinda, went to school in Moraga. Then,..what,..I saw a poster of a Coast Guard cutter in a window and, so, went inside and signed up.
Nath, thanks for responding to my question about the speedo unit. I wondered what they would do about the mileage that's already on the bike. Yep, makes sense that there's probably a chip or something that allows the dealer to put in the mileage that the bike already had on it.

Are you still in the USAF?
 
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tell them for the mental anguish of driving an hour and losing precious time, they should upgrade you to the 400/ 650 OTH.
 

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Nath, thanks for responding to my question about the speedo unit. I wondered what they would do about the mileage that's already on the bike. Yep, makes sense that there's probably a chip or something that allows the dealer to put in the mileage that the bike already had on it.

Are you still in the USAF?
Nope, Tony,..after 4 years in the AF I transferred to Nevada National Guard as 4.2" mortars squad leader. What about you? I see you're Army vet.
 

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Ah , fond memories of Nellis, as we were flyin in there was a beautiful green field close to the club, we all thought , hooray football and beer! so after we finally got liberty, many beers were purchased and off to the wonderful green field we started.
Got there , the field was green painted gravel:mad:. We played anyway, Many beers were consumed and some skin damaged. the casino bus said a roll of nickles and 2 hotdogs if you went to one casino. lots of us lived off 2 hotdogs a day for 3 weeks.
 

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LOL, ..well they DO have a swell swimming pool on base. I was avionics specialist on the F16. Mainly the flight control computer and the fly-by-wire flight surfaces. I sure loved being on the flight line, watching them take off at night on full afterburner!
I'm here at work looking at a google map from Vegas to Wild Rose trail head (in Death Valley,..the trail head for Telescope Peak)...I think it's a doable ride on my 200cc. I did it once on a big Kawasaki, which overheated and burned the paint off the underside of the gas tank. But...now with liquid cooling, I wanna try it again. It's an awesome road,..from below sea level to 8000ft (magnolia flat camp ground)
 

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Nope, Tony,..after 4 years in the AF I transferred to Nevada National Guard as 4.2" mortars squad leader. What about you? I see you're Army vet.
I enlisted in the Army back in early 1965 when the VN War got going and got out in 1968. I served in a small, covert intelligence collection unit in Germany. I volunteered for VN twice but didn't get sent. All the guys in my unit ended up going to Vietnam except for me and the guys that got out instead of reenlisting. After my Army service I went into law enforcement and retired from that. Then I worked as a county criminal investigator and retired from that. Oh, I also worked for one year as a Federal Investigator. I've been totally retired since late 2005.
 
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I enlisted in the Army back in early 1965 when the VN War got going and got out in 1968. I served in a small, covert intelligence collection unit in Germany. I volunteered for VN twice but didn't get sent. All the guys in my unit ended up going to Vietnam except for me and the guys that got out instead of reenlisting. After my Army service I went into law enforcement and retired from that. Then I worked as a county criminal investigator and retired from that. Oh, I also worked for one year as a Federal Investigator. I've been totally retired since late 2005.
Close to same here,..only I got out of the National Guard 30 days before our unit got sent to Iraq. I think they were mostly doing logistics, though. Retired, eh? Must be taking some fun trips, I guess. Well, I own a dental lab and manage a dental practice. My wife's starting her 2 weeks mobility this Monday (Army Reserves) so I'll be bacheloring it, since she'll be a couple thousand miles away.
Where in Germany were you stationed? I used to go around Germany on my Honda 500 Silver Wing when I was in the Coast Guard....yep, we had an American Coast Guard base in the bottom of the Italian boot, and I was on that bike the second the liberty bell rang. We had four days on, 4 days off, so I put some miles on the Autostrada and Autobahn. I was stationed there for 4.5 years, loved it. Did you go to Garmish?
 

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Close to same here,..only I got out of the National Guard 30 days before our unit got sent to Iraq. I think they were mostly doing logistics, though. Retired, eh? Must be taking some fun trips, I guess. Well, I own a dental lab and manage a dental practice. My wife's starting her 2 weeks mobility this Monday (Army Reserves) so I'll be bacheloring it, since she'll be a couple thousand miles away.
Where in Germany were you stationed? I used to go around Germany on my Honda 500 Silver Wing when I was in the Coast Guard....yep, we had an American Coast Guard base in the bottom of the Italian boot, and I was on that bike the second the liberty bell rang. We had four days on, 4 days off, so I put some miles on the Autostrada and Autobahn. I was stationed there for 4.5 years, loved it. Did you go to Garmish?
Sounds like you're doing very well for yourself and that's great! And your wife is in the Reserves, wow! Back then we had a mandatory six year committment and for those of us that enlisted for three years, our Reserve time was three year but it was inactive reserves which suited me just fine. I almost reenlisted in 1968 when I returned home. Everything was different and my friends were all mostly in the military but I landed a job with the local Sheriff's Dept and started my law enforcement career and forgot about reenlisting.

In June 1967, I had plans to attend the Diamond Jubilee TT Races at the Isle of Man. I had made reservations and was all ready to go and then the Six Day War began so my leave was cancelled. My unit was put on alert to link up with Special Forces to assist Israel should they request our assistance in that war. So I missed my opportunity to watch great roadracers like Mike Hailwood, Agostini, Phil Read, Jim Redman, and more. Darn!!!

My initial assignment in Germany was in Frankfurt. Then I was assigned to a five man Field Team in Nurnberg and later to another five man team in Kassel, Germany. I got to travel all over West Germany during the course of my duties, especially to the border areas with East Germany and Czechoslovakia. I didn't take a lot of leave because I travellled during my work days and nights at Army expense. Also, my German girlfriend would drive us to wonderful towns in Bavaria. But I did go to Garmisch and also spent over a week in Bertchesgaden at the Army hotel and attended a ski school. Beautiful areas in the south of Germany for sure!

I got to travel to France, Spain, Austria, Switzerland, Denmark, and Sweden while I was in Germany. A friend of mine who was a counterintelligence special agent owned an air head BMW and he let me ride it as often as I liked. Otherwise, I drove my MGA roadster or undercover sedans. I wanted to stay in Germany but noone was allowed to do that - they either got out or got sent to Vietnam or Korea.
 

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Sounds like you're doing very well for yourself and that's great! And your wife is in the Reserves, wow! Back then we had a mandatory six year committment and for those of us that enlisted for three years, our Reserve time was three year but it was inactive reserves which suited me just fine. I almost reenlisted in 1968 when I returned home. Everything was different and my friends were all mostly in the military but I landed a job with the local Sheriff's Dept and started my law enforcement career and forgot about reenlisting.

In June 1967, I had plans to attend the Diamond Jubilee TT Races at the Isle of Man. I had made reservations and was all ready to go and then the Six Day War began so my leave was cancelled. My unit was put on alert to link up with Special Forces to assist Israel should they request our assistance in that war. So I missed my opportunity to watch great roadracers like Mike Hailwood, Agostini, Phil Read, Jim Redman, and more. Darn!!!

My initial assignment in Germany was in Frankfurt. Then I was assigned to a five man Field Team in Nurnberg and later to another five man team in Kassel, Germany. I got to travel all over West Germany during the course of my duties, especially to the border areas with East Germany and Czechoslovakia. I didn't take a lot of leave because I travellled during my work days and nights at Army expense. Also, my German girlfriend would drive us to wonderful towns in Bavaria. But I did go to Garmisch and also spent over a week in Bertchesgaden at the Army hotel and attended a ski school. Beautiful areas in the south of Germany for sure!

I got to travel to France, Spain, Austria, Switzerland, Denmark, and Sweden while I was in Germany. A friend of mine who was a counterintelligence special agent owned an air head BMW and he let me ride it as often as I liked. Otherwise, I drove my MGA roadster or undercover sedans. I wanted to stay in Germany but noone was allowed to do that - they either got out or got sent to Vietnam or Korea.
I bet we were reading Stars and Stripes at the same coffee shop on the Frankfurt base. Just at different times, I suppose. I was there during the Reagan years, a very proud time for American forces in Europe when we had a prez that finally stood up to the commies. I always loved those MG's, especially the Midget with the three windshield wipers. That MGA you drove is probably worth some bucks today as a collector car. You hit more countries than me,..I did Italy, Switzerland, France, Belgium and Germany. Oh, and not to forget that postage stamp of a country, Luxemburg. My favorite place over there was always southern Italy. I could see myself retiring there, in Calabria, house by the beach. Well, my wife's Korean, so that wouldn't go over too well.
 

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I bet we were reading Stars and Stripes at the same coffee shop on the Frankfurt base. Just at different times, I suppose. I was there during the Reagan years, a very proud time for American forces in Europe when we had a prez that finally stood up to the commies. I always loved those MG's, especially the Midget with the three windshield wipers. That MGA you drove is probably worth some bucks today as a collector car. You hit more countries than me,..I did Italy, Switzerland, France, Belgium and Germany. Oh, and not to forget that postage stamp of a country, Luxemburg. My favorite place over there was always southern Italy. I could see myself retiring there, in Calabria, house by the beach. Well, my wife's Korean, so that wouldn't go over too well.
Yes, good times. I picked up a copy of the Stars and Stripes whenever I could. In Frankfurt, I lived in a house near the IG Farben Building and our office was across the street in a four story, plain building with no markings or signs. I ate at the cafeteria whenever I could as I was not allowed to eat in mess halls.

You got some good travels in too! Wish that I would have had more time there so that I could have travelled to more countries. Oh well, at least I made it back home in one piece.
 
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TonyM,

You mentioned being readied during the Six Day War, when did you learn of the tragedy of the USS Liberty ?

Can you tell us anymore than the Wikipedia Entry?
 

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In June 1967, I had plans to attend the Diamond Jubilee TT Races at the Isle of Man. I had made reservations and was all ready to go and then the Six Day War began so my leave was cancelled. My unit was put on alert to link up with Special Forces to assist Israel should they request our assistance in that war. So I missed my opportunity to watch great roadracers like Mike Hailwood, Agostini, Phil Read, Jim Redman, and more. Darn!!!
You may have missed it then, but you can re-live it now , 拢7 ($10) CD TO DOWNLOAD. It is legit, from Duke Marketing. I got it: - headphones on, volume up, and I'm there.:)
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