2012-2017 Kawasaki Brute Force 300 Recall

Kawasaki Brute Force 300 Recall

This recall involves all 2012 through 2017 model Kawasaki Brute Force 300  ATVs. The recalled ATVs have seating for one person and were sold in red, black, white and green. Brute Force is printed on the right and left front fender. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is located under the bumper. To check for recalled vehicles by VIN, visit www.kawasaki.com. Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ATVs and contact…

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2017 Kawasaki Versys Brake Tail Light Recall

2017 Kawasaki Versys-X 300 Tail Light Recall

Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. (Kawasaki) is recalling certain 2017 Versys-X 300 motorcycles. A loose brake tail light socket may allow the bulb to fall out. Remedy Kawasaki will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake tail light socket, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Kawasaki customer service at 1-866-802-9381. Notes Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration…

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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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FIM Adds 300cc Class to 2017 WSBK Season

WSBK FIM Super Sport Bike 300

The International Motorcycling Federation (FIM) and promoter Dorna announced a new entry-level racing class that will join the World Superbike Championship (WSBK) in 2017. The new Supersport 300 World Championship will open a new avenue for developing young racers while also giving manufacturers a venue to showcase their small-displacement sportbikes. “This new platform will be the perfect environment for developing future talent,” says Vito Ippolito, President of FIM. “The intention of…

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Suzuki Files Small Displacement Motorcycle Patent

Suzuki GSX-R 250 Patent

Suzuki has registered a design patent for what appears to be a new small-displacement sportbike. The patent design, registered with Australia’s intellectual property agency, shares many styling cues with Suzuki’s larger sportbikes, and we expect the design will eventually become a GSX-R 250. The filing only patents the look of the bike and provides no technical details save what we can see. The engine appears to be a parallel-Twin, likely…

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