Honda CBR 300R CB 300F Crankshaft Recall Alert

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 CBR300RA, CBR300R and CB300F motorcycles. The affected motorcycles may have an improperly machined crankshaft which may result in the failure of the connecting rod bearing retainer.

CONSEQUENCE:

If the connecting rod bearing retainer fails, the engine may stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the crankshaft assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 31, 2016. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-866-784-1870. Honda’s number for this recall is KB9.

NOTES:

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

MANUFACTURER RECALL ACKNOWLEDGEMENT PDF: RCAK-16V528-8090

PART 573 SAFETY DEFECT NON-COMPLIANCE REPORT: RCLRPT-16V528-8965

MANUFACTURER’S NOTICE TO DEALERS/CONSUMERS: RCMN-16V528-0315

MANUFACTURER’S NOTICE TO DEALERS/CONSUMERS: RCMN-16V528-0985

MANUFACTURER’S NOTICE TO DEALERS/CONSUMERS: RCMN-16V528-3951

MANUFACTURER’S NOTICE TO DEALERS/CONSUMERS: RCMN-16V528-5083

MANUFACTURER’S NOTICE TO DEALERS/CONSUMERS: RCMN-16V528-8879

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN & REMEDY INSTRUCTIONS: RCRIT-16V528-0598

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN & REMEDY INSTRUCTIONS: RCRIT-16V528-3836

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN & REMEDY INSTRUCTIONS: RCRIT-16V528-4889

TIMELINE OF EVENTS AND CHRONOLOGY: RMISC-16V528-5707

Manufacturer: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Report Receipt Date: JUL 12, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V528000
Component(s): ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 11,424
Vehicle Make Model Model Year(s)
  • HONDA CB300F 2015-2016
  • HONDA CBR300R 2015-2016

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