BMW S1000RR Rear Shock Mount Recall

2016-2017 BMW S1000RR Rear Shock Recall

BMW North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 S1000RR motorcycles manufactured June 8, 2016, to November 16, 2016, and 2017 S 1000 R motorcycles manufactured on October 12, 2016. One of the bolts on the rear suspension deflection lever may loosen and adversely affect the handling of the motorcycle. CONSEQUENCE: If the bolt loosens and affects the motorcycle’s handling, there may be an increased risk of a…

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2016 Yamaha Viper Turbo Snowmobile Recall

2016 Yamaha SR Viper SR 10 Snowmobile Turbo Recall Alert

This recall involves Yamaha model year 2016 SR10 “SR Viper” snowmobiles that are equipped with a dealer-installed Mountain Performance Inc. (MPI) Turbo Kit sold by Yamaha. The recalled snowmobiles were sold in several colors. The model name is printed on the left and right side of the front cowling. The vehicle identification number (VIN) and the model number are stamped on the frame (tunnel) near the right foot-well. The letter G…

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Bad Boy Off Road Utility Vehicle Recall

Textron Bad Boy Off Road Utility Vehicle Rollover Recall

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Textron Specialized Vehicles, Inc., of Augusta, Georgia, are announcing the recall of about 1,100 Bad Boy off-road utility vehicles. As a result of the vehicles rolling over, a 14-year-old male passenger died in Toombs County, Georgia in 2014 and, in a separate rollover incident, an adult male operator suffered a serious leg injury. The vehicles lack seat belts, posing a risk of…

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Suzuki GW250 Brake Light Switch Recall Alert

Suzuki GW250 Brake Light Switch Recall

Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain model year 2013, 2015, and 2017 GW250 motorcycles. Water may enter the main wiring harness at the rear brake light switch connectors, possibly corroding the brake light switch. CONSEQUENCE: The corrosion may cause an electrical short and the loss of the head light, tail light and brake lights, increasing the risk of a crash. REMEDY: Suzuki will notify owners, and dealers…

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Ducati XDiavel Final Drive Pulley Recall

Ducati XDiavel Recall

Ducati North America (Ducati) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Ducati XDiavel motorcycles manufactured July 7, 2015, to June 22, 2016. The affected motorcycles may have an insufficiently tightened final drive pulley retaining nut which may result in a loss of power transmission to the rear wheel. CONSEQUENCE: A loss of power transmission to the rear wheel may increase the risk of a crash. REMEDY: Ducati will notify owners, and…

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2014-2015 BMW R Nine T Turn Signal Recall

BMW R Nine T Motorcycle Recall

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 R nine T motorcycles manufactured November 27, 2013, through January 26, 2015. The design of the rear turn signals may partially obscure the lights from being seen by the driver of a following vehicle. As such, these motorcycles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.”…

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2015 Zero Motorcycles DC-DC Converter Recall

Zero Motorcycles AC DC Converter Recall

Zero Motorcycles Inc. (Zero) is recalling certain model year 2015 SR, S, DS, and FX motorcycles. The affected motorcycles have a DC-DC converter that may have insufficient output power. During high power demand, the anti-lock brake system (ABS) may not function properly. CONSEQUENCE: If the converter power output is insufficient, during an ABS activated event, the ABS and all vehicle lights would temporarily stop functioning, increasing the risk of a…

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Chicago Go Scooter Wheel Bearing Recall

Chicago Scooter History Report

Chicago Scooter Company (Chicago Scooter) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 go. scooters manufactured September 22, 2015, to May 13, 2016. These scooters have front wheel bearings that may fail, adversely affecting handling. CONSEQUENCE: Front wheel bearing failure may result in a loss of control of the scooter, increasing the risk of a crash. REMEDY: Chicago Scooter will notify owners, and dealers will replace the entire front wheel, free of…

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WSB Half Helmet Crash Test Failure Recall

WSB 777 Half Helmet Recall Alert

WSB Inc (WSB) is recalling certain WSB777 half helmets in all sizes manufactured May 1, 2015, to May 2, 2015. The affected helmets may be missing or have insufficient labeling and may not be strong enough to protect a user in the event of a crash. As such, these helmets fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 218, “Motorcycle Helmets.” CONSEQUENCE: Helmets that…

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Two Harley-Davidson Motorcycles Stolen in Alton

Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Thefts

Two Harley-Davidson motorcycle thefts occurred in the 4 o’clock afternoon hour Wednesday, Aug. 10, within 30 minutes of one another in Alton. The Alton Police Department are seeking help in identifying the suspects. Both motorcycles were Harley Davidson motorcycles and occurred within 30 minutes of each other. The first Harley Davidson motorcycle was taken just after 4 p.m. from Riverbend Billiards, 909 East Broadway in Alton. The second motorcycle was…

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