2012 – 2013 Yamaha Super Tenere Harness Recall

2012 Yamaha Super Tenere XTZ 12 Wire Harness Recall Alert

Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain 2012-2013 Yamaha XTZ12 Super Tenere motorcycles. Over time, a gap may develop in the protective sealant where the lead harness wires of the accelerator position sensor (APS) and throttle position sensor (TPS) connect to the electronic control unit (ECU). This may cause corrosion on the wires, preventing the engine from returning to idle after the throttle is released. CONSEQUENCE: If the engine…

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2018 Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX SE Supercharged Recall

2018 Kawasaki Ninja H2 Supercharged Recall Notice

Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. (Kawasaki) is recalling certain 2018 Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX SE (ZXT02BJ) supercharged motorcycles. The pin for the center stand spring may have been improperly welded, and, as a result, the pin may shift or fall off resulting in the spring detaching and the center stand dropping to the ground unexpectedly and dragging while riding. CONSEQUENCE: The dragging center stand can cause a loss of control, increasing…

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2017 MV Agusta Brutale Dragster RR Recall

MV Agusta Brutale 800 RR Dragster Recall

MV Agusta USA, LLC (MV Agusta) is recalling certain 2017 Brutale 800 Dragster RR motorcycles. The spokes on the rear wheel may loosen, potentially affecting the motorcycle’s handling. CONSEQUENCE: If the handling is compromised from the loose spokes on the rear wheel, there would be an increased risk of a crash. REMEDY: MV Agusta will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear wheels, free of charge. The recall is…

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Victory Motorcycles Rear Brake Line Recall

Polaris Industries, Inc. (Polaris) is recalling certain 2010-2017 Victory Cross Country, Cross Country Tour, Cross Roads, Magnum, and Hard Ball motorcycles. If the engine misfires, continued riding may result in heat from the catalytic converter melting the rear brake line and nearby wiring. CONSEQUENCE: A melted rear brake line can reduce braking performance, increasing the risk of a crash. REMEDY: Polaris will notify owners, and dealers will re-route the brake…

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2015-2017 Piaggio Fly 150 Front Brake Recall

Piaggio Group Americas, Inc. (Piaggio) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Piaggio Fly 150 3V ie scooters. The front brake disc mounting screws may loosen and contact the brake caliper holding plate or the fork leg. CONSEQUENCE: If a screw loosens and contacts the caliper holding plate or the fork leg, the front wheel may suddenly lock up, increasing the risk of crash. REMEDY: Piaggio has notified owners, and dealers will tighten…

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Polaris Issues Another Slingshot Swingarm Recall

Polaris Issues Another Slingshot SwingArm Recall

Polaris Industries, Inc. (Polaris) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Slingshot vehicles. The affected vehicles previously had their rear swingarm replaced during the remedy of NHTSA recall number 16V-255. The replacement swingarms may have been installed without the sealing grommets installed, potentially resulting in road debris contaminating the rear wheel speed sensor. CONSEQUENCE: Contamination of the rear speed sensor will disable the ABS and Traction/Stability Control, increasing the risk of a crash.…

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Dunlop Sportmax Q3+ Motorcycle Tire Recall

Sumitomo Rubber USA, LLC (Sumitomo) is recalling certain models of Dunlop Sportmax Q3+ motorcycle tires, size 120/70ZR17 58W. The affected tires may have porosity (air pockets) in the shoulder region of the tire. As such, these tires fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 119, “New Pneumatic Tires-Other Than Passenger Cars.” CONSEQUENCE: The tire defect may affect the handling and/or steering characteristics of…

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2017 Harley-Davidson Oil Cooler Line Recall

2017 Harley Electra Glide Oil Cooler Recall

Harley-Davidson Motor Company (Harley-Davidson) is recalling certain 2017 Electric Glide Ultra Classic (FLHTCU), Police Electra Glide (FLHTP), Police Road King (FLHP), Road King (FLHR), Road King Special (FLHRXS), Street Glide (FLHX), Street Glide Special (FLHXS), Road Glide (FLTRX), and Road Glide Special (FLTRXS) motorcycles. In the affected motorcycles, a clamp used to secure an engine oil cooler line may have been improperly installed. CONSEQUENCE: The incorrectly installed clamp may result…

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2017 Bombardier Can Am Spyder RT Recall

2017 Bombardier Can Am Spyder Recall

Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. (BRP) is recalling certain 2017 Can Am Spyder RT motorcycles. Due to a manufacturing error within the headlight assembly, the headlight may shine too high when on the low beam setting. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and associated Equipment.” CONSEQUENCE: If the headlight beam is too high, oncoming traffic…

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Nicky Hayden Dies After Being Hit by a Car

Nicky Hayden Crash Car Bike

Nicky Hayden, the former MotoGP world champion, has died five days after he was involved in a cycling accident with a car in Italy. The 35-year-old American also known as the Kentucky Kid was hit by a car on a training exercise in Italy last weekend, suffering severe head and chest injuries. On Monday, the Maurizio Bufalini Hospital, where he had been placed into a medically induced coma, confirmed that…

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