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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Yamaha Recalls 2014 FZ09 Motorcycles for Headlight Harness Problem

Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain model year 2014 Yamaha FZ09 motorcycles manufactured August 1, 2013, to August 29, 2014.

The affected motorcycles may have a headlight harness that is too short and when the handlebars are turned fully to the left or right the harness may break near the coupler or coupler may disconnect from the headlight bulb.

5300 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Honda Motorcycles Recalls 2001-2010 and 2012 GL1800 and 2001-2005 GL1800A Motorcycles for Dragging Rear Brakes

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (Honda) is recalling certain model year 2001-2010 and 2012 GL1800 and 2001-2005 GL1800A motorcycles.

The rear brakes of the affected motorcycles may drag after the brakes are released.

A rear brake that drags may increase the risk of a vehicle crash. Additionally, extended riding with the rear brake dragging could generate enough heat to result in a fire.

126,000 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Genuine Scooters Recalls 2014 Stella 125 Automatic Scooters for a Faulty Engine Control Unit (ECU)

Genuine Scooters, LLC (Genuine) is recalling certain model year 2014 Stella 125 Automatic scooters manufactured December 2013 to March 2014.

The affected scooters may have a faulty engine control unit (ECU) which can cause the engine to stall without warning.

800 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Suzuki Recalls 2014 DL650A V-Strom Motorcycles for a Drive Chain Link That May Not Have Been Riveted

Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain model year 2014 DL650A V-Strom motorcycles manufactured January 20, 2014, through January 21, 2014.

In the affected vehicles, a drive chain link may not have been riveted by the supplier when being manufactured.

103 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Friday, August 15, 2014

Morgan 3 Wheeler Recalls 2012-2014 Motorcycle Models to Provide Warning light for Low Brake Fluid

Morgan 3 Wheeler Limited (Morgan) is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 3W motorcycles.

The affected motorcycles were manufactured without a lamp that illuminates only when the brake fluid level is low. As such, these vehicles do not conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 122a, "Motorcycle Brake Systems."

235 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Friday, August 1, 2014

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally - August 4-10, 2014

Each year, hundreds of thousands of motorcyclists head toward what many feel is the motorcycling mecca of the world, Sturgis, and the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota takes place this year August 4-10.

Check out my article on this great motorcycle rally. See if you can see me waving in the picture when I attended the 1993 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. I really need to go back to this great rally, especially after 20 years. How about you?

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Piaggio Recalls 2013 Vespa 946 Scooter for Fuel Line Leak

Piaggio Group Americas, Inc. (Piaggio) is recalling certain model year 2013 Vespa 946 scooters manufactured August 6, 2013, through October 15, 2013.

The affected scooters have a fuel line that may leak.

305 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.