Kawasaki to Pay $5.2M for Defective ROVs

Kawasaki to Pay $5.2M Settlement for Defective ROVs

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd., of Japan, Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A., of Foothill Ranch, California, and Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing Corp., U.S.A., of Lincoln, Nebraska have agreed to pay a $5.2 Million civil penalty for under reporting defective vehicles. The penalty settles charges that Kawasaki failed to immediately report to CPSC that its 2012-2016 model year Teryx4 750, Teryx4 800, and Teryx 800…

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2015-2017 Polaris SlingShot Fuel Line Recall

Polaris Slingshot Motorcycle Fuel Line Recall

Polaris Industries, Inc. (Polaris) is recalling certain model year 2015-2017 Slingshot motorcycles manufactured March 4, 2014, to October 7, 2016. The affected vehicles may have insufficient clearance between the fuel line and the hood structure. CONSEQUENCE: The insufficient clearance may allow the fuel line to rub against the hood until it leaks fuel. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.…

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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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2014-2015 BMW R Nine T Turn Signal Recall

BMW R Nine T Motorcycle Recall

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 R nine T motorcycles manufactured November 27, 2013, through January 26, 2015. The design of the rear turn signals may partially obscure the lights from being seen by the driver of a following vehicle. As such, these motorcycles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.”…

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2014-2016 Indian Motorcycle Fire Hazard Recall

Indian Motorcycle Fire Hazard Recall

SUMMARY: Indian Motorcycle Company (Indian) is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 Chief Classic, Dark Horse, Chieftain, Roadmaster, Vintage and Chieftain Dark Horse motorcycles manufactured April 15, 2013, to June 16, 2015. In the event of an engine misfire, unburned fuel may pass through parts of the exhaust system, raising the exhaust temperatures. CONSEQUENCE: Elevated exhaust temperatures may result in an increased risk of fire. REMEDY: Indian will notify owners, and…

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