Ducati Monster Rear Brake Hose Recall

Ducati Monster Rear Brake Hose Recall

Ducati North America (Ducati) is recalling certain 2015-2021 Monster 821, 2014-2021 Monster 1200 S/STD, and 2016-2019 Monster 1200 R motorcycles. The rear brake hose may be susceptible to heat damage, which can allow air into the hydraulic braking system causing an unexpected loss of braking power and increasing stopping distance drastically. Remedy Dealers will replace the brake hose, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June…

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2016-2020 Yamaha FJR1300 Transmission Recall

2016 - 2020 Yamaha FJR1300 Transmission Recall

Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA is issuing a transmission recall for certain 2016-2020 Yamaha FJR1300A and FJR1300AE motorcycles. The second gear of the transmission can crack and break under high speed loads. Remedy Yamaha will notify owners regarding this transmission recall, and dealers will inspect and, as necessary, reprogram the Engine Control Unit (ECU) and replace the main axle and drive axle assemblies, free of charge. The recall is expected to…

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2019-2020 Piaggio MP3 Brake Line Recall

Piaggio MP3 Brake Line Recall Alert

Piaggio Group Americas, Inc. (Piaggio) is recalling certain 2019-2020 MP3 500 motorcycles. The MP3 brake line recall is being issued because the affected scooters may have been improperly galvanized, allowing hydrogen to be released into the brake fluid. Remedy Piaggio will notify owners about the MP3 Brake Line Recall , and dealers will perform a complete brake system flush, free of charge. The recall began September 10, 2020. Owners may…

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2021 Ducati Streetfighter V4 Flywheel Recall

2021 Ducati Streetfighter V4 Flywheel Recall

Ducati North America is recalling certain 2021 Ducati Streetfighter V4 and Streetfighter V4 S motorcycles. The generator rotor, also known as a flywheel, may break, damaging the generator cover and causing oil leakage from the engine. As a rider is moving forward, the oil would likely be absorbed by the rear tire, potentially affecting handling and leading to the increased risk of a crash occurring. Remedy All affected Ducati Streetfighter…

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Indian Scout and Bobber Brake Recall

2019 Indian Scout Bobber Brake Recall ABS

Indian Motorcycle Company (Indian) is recalling certain 2019 Scout and Scout Bobber motorcycles equipped with Anti-Lock Brake Systems (ABS). After the manufacturing process, air may remain trapped within the brake system, possibly reducing brake performance leading to the announcement of this Scout and Bobber Brake Recall. Remedy Indian will notify owners, and dealers will perform a brake fluid bleed of the front and rear ABS to evacuate the air, free…

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Missouri to Ease Motorcycle Helmet Requirement

Missouri to ease Motorcycle Helmet Requirement

Gov. Mike Parson signed a bill into law that will ease motorcycle helmet requirements for some riders.  HB 1963, sponsored by Rep. Travis Fitzwater, allows riders over 26 years of age with proof of health insurance to opt-out of using helmets once the law goes into effect on Aug. 28.  The bill saw opposition from a number of safety groups, including representatives for the National Safety Council and the National Association of the State Motorcycle Safety…

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Carlin Dunne Dies After Highside at Pikes Peak

Carlin Dunne Crashes his Ducati Streetfighter V4 Panigale at Pikes Peak

An investigation by the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb’s race director and race safety team found that Carlin Dunne died Sunday after he “highsided coming into the last turn before the finish line,” race officials said Tuesday. Dunne’s 2019 Ducati Streetfighter V4 Prototype was inspected, and there’s no evidence of a mechanical failure, a news release says. “After reviewing footage from the incident,” investigators determined that Dunne had highsided, which…

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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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2016-2018 Kawasaki ZX-10R Transmission Recall

Kawasaki ZX-10R Transmission Recall Alert

Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. (KMC) is recalling certain 2016-2018 ZX-10R and ZX-10RR (ZX1000R, ZX1000S, and ZX1000Z) motorcycles. A high impact force may cause the transmission gears to break during shifting. CONSEQUENCE: If the transmission gears break it can cause a loss of control, increasing the risk of a crash. REMEDY: KMC will notify owners, and dealers will replace the 2nd, 3rd, 4th output gears and the 2nd input gear, free…

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