2015 Yamaha XC155F SMAX Scooter Recall

2015 Yamaha SMAX XC155F Recall Alert

Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain model year 2015 XC155F SMAX scooters manufactured September 17, 2014, to October 27, 2015. The affected motorcycles may have an insufficiently clamped speed sensor lead wire, causing the wire to fatigue and break. CONSEQUENCE: If the speed sensor wire breaks, the speedometer will not work, increasing the risk of a crash. REMEDY: Yamaha will notify owners, and dealers will replace the speed…

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Honda Grom 125 & Forza 300 Fuel Pump Recall

Honda Grom 125 NSS 300 Forza Fuel Pump Recall

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Grom 125 motorcycles manufactured June 12, 2013, to September 8, 2015, and 2014-2015 NSS300 & NSS300A (Forza) motorcycles manufactured June 18, 2013 to March 19, 2015. The resin bracket inside the fuel pump of the affected motorcycles may swell and cause the pump impeller to seize. CONSEQUENCE: If the fuel pump seizes, the motorcycle will stall, increasing the risk…

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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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Mahindra Genze & Enterprise Scooter Recall

Mahindra Genze Enterprise Scooter Front Fork Recall

Mahindra Tractor Assembly Inc. (Mahindra) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 GenZe 2.0 and Enterprise 1 scooters manufactured October 2, 2015, to July 11, 2016. The front forks of the affected scooters may not be properly tightened within the steering mounts and, as a result, the fork tubes may move affecting low speed maneuverability. CONSEQUENCE: If the fork tubes move and affect the maneuverability or the turning radius of the…

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New Yamaha Scooter Stop/Start Idle Technology

Yamaha Scooter Idle Stop Technology

Yamaha announced a new scooter model called the Janus. Available in three different trim levels, the Janus uses the 125cc Blue Core engine that also powers Yamaha’s Nozza Grande and Acruzo models but with one important addition: an idling stop. A first for the company, the Yamaha Stop & Start System will debut on the Janus Deluxe and Janus Premium trim levels (the Premium also adds a smart key system). The…

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2016 Vintage Motorcycle Festival Winners

Vintage Ariel Motorcycle

Tom Ruttan’s 1949 Triumph Grand Prix won Best of Show last weekend, at the fifth annual Vintage Motorcycle Festival: The MEET at ACM. The event at America’s Car Museum campus in Tacoma, Washington, featured a weekend of motorcycle-related activities, including a Sunday ride coordinated by the local Vintage Motorcycle Enthusiasts bike club. “The Meet is one of the staple Signature Events that demonstrates how ACM has become a thriving institution since our…

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