KTM to Recall Super Duke GT 1290 Motorcycles

KTM Super Duke 1290 GT Recall Alert

KTM 1290 Super Duke GT owners should expect a recall notification in the coming weeks, as the Austrian brand has determined that there is an issue with the sport-tourer’s fuel hose. The recall affects both 2016 and 2017 models, and centers around the possibility that the installed fuel hose may develop small holes or cracks, which could lead to fuel leaking from the fuel hose. As such, it needs to…

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2015-2016 Yamaha R3 Ignition Switch Recall

Yamaha Recalls 2015-2016 YZF R3 for Ignition Switch Issues

Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Yamaha YZF-R3 motorcycles. Water can enter and corrode the ignition switch resulting in an unexpected engine stall. CONSEQUENCE: An engine stall increases the risk of a crash. REMEDY: Yamaha will notify owners, and dealers will replace the ignition switch subassembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 9, 2017. Owners may contact Yamaha customer service at 1-800-962-7926. Yamaha’s…

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Polaris Announces Kids 150cc Side by Side

Polaris releases 150cc ACE Kids SxS

Polaris has announced a single-seat Polaris ACE 150 EFI, the industry’s only single-seat youth model with a protective cab frame. Modeled after Polaris ACE vehicles, the new Polaris ACE 150 EFI gives kids and youth 10 years old and older the single-seat freedom enjoyed by their adult counterparts. It retails for $3,799 and is expected in dealerships by the end of March. “Polaris continues to innovate its youth line up to…

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2015-2017 Polaris SlingShot Fuel Line Recall

Polaris Slingshot Motorcycle Fuel Line Recall

Polaris Industries, Inc. (Polaris) is recalling certain model year 2015-2017 Slingshot motorcycles manufactured March 4, 2014, to October 7, 2016. The affected vehicles may have insufficient clearance between the fuel line and the hood structure. CONSEQUENCE: The insufficient clearance may allow the fuel line to rub against the hood until it leaks fuel. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire….

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2015-2017 Polaris Slingshot SwingArm Recall

Polaris Slingshot Swingarm Recall

Polaris Industries, Inc. (Polaris) is recalling certain model year 2015-2017 Slingshot motorcycles manufactured March 4, 2014, to September 7, 2016. The affected vehicles may have been manufactured with a swingarm that has insufficient strength. CONSEQUENCE: Due to the insufficient swing arm strength, the swing arm may fracture resulting in a loss of momentum or vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash. REMEDY: Polaris will notify owners, and dealers will…

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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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2014 Polaris Ranger 900 Heat Shield Recall

Polaris Ranger 900 Recall Alert

This recall involves all model year 2014 Polaris Ranger XP 900, XP 900 EPS, and CREW 900 recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs). The recalled ROVs were sold in a variety of colors and have either three or six seats and a rear box. “Ranger” is printed on the rear box, and “900” is printed on the hood of the ROVs. All 2014 Ranger 900 models and Vehicle Identification Numbers (VINs) are…

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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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