SHIFT LINKAGE

         
Number 990116T   MIC:
Company: AMERICAN SUZUKI MTR CORP   Company Official: RJD
Model Name: DF 60 & DF 70 O/B   Model Year: 1999
Problem 1: SHIFT LINKAGE      
Problem 2:      
HIN   Case Open Date: 5/24/1999
Disposition: CLOSED   Case Close Date: 7/11/2001
Units 1769   Campaign Open Date 7/16/1999
Boat Type   Campaign Close Date 7/11/2001
Severity: H   Last Date: 7/11/2001
Comments:  
FAULTY SHIFT LINKAGE CAN CAUSE LOSS OF ABILITY TO TAKE ENGINE OUT OF GEAR OR VICE VERSA. OMC HAS CAMPAIGN (990030) OPEN FOR ESSENTIALLY THE SAME ENGINES AND SAME DEFECT BUT ARE MARKETED UNDER JOHNSON AND EVINRUDE. NO DNR. Cur1,10/99. cur2,01/00. cur3,04/00. cur4,08/00. cur5,01/01. cur6,04/01. CLOSED CAMPAIGN, 62% COMPLETED - ALL REASONABLE EFFORTS MADE TO CORRECT (1091 OF POSSIBLE 1769 CORRECTED)