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Friday, July 28, 2017

Kawasaki Recalls 2017 Versys-X 300 Motorcycles For A Loose Tail/Brake Light Socket That May Allow the Bulb to Fall Out

Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. (Kawasaki) is recalling certain 2017 Versys-X 300 motorcycles.

A loose tail/brake light socket may allow the bulb to fall out.

Without a working tail/brake light, there is an increased risk of a crash.

1,888 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Triumph Recalls 2017-2018 Street Cup Motorcycles For a Wiring Harness For the Hazard Warning Lights That May Be Pulled and Strained During Normal Steering Action

Triumph Motorcycles America, LTD (Triumph) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Triumph Street Cup motorcycles.

The wiring harness for the hazard warning lights may be pulled and strained during normal steering action.

The pulled wires may cause the wires to pull loose from the connector resulting in a loss of the hazard warning lights, reducing the motorcycles visibility when hazard warning lights are wanted, increasing the risk of a crash.

635 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Zero Recalls 2017 DSP ZF13.0, S ZF6.5, S ZF13.0, and SR ZF13.0 Motorcycles Since the Turn Signal Flasher May Not Change Its Flash Rate to Alert the Operator in the Event That a Turn Signal Stops Working

Zero Motorcycles Inc. (Zero) is recalling certain 2017 S ZF6.5, S ZF13.0, DSP ZF13.0, and SR ZF13.0 motorcycles.

In the event that a turn signal stops working, the turn signal flasher may not change its flash rate to alert the operator. 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."

If motorcycle is operated without knowing that a turn signal is not working, there would be an increased risk of a crash.

10 units are affected.

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BMW Recalls 2014-2017 R1200GS and R1200GS Adventure Motorcycles Since the Motorcycle Fixed Fork Tube May Separate From the Pressed In Seal Plug That Secures the Tube to the Upper Triple Clamp

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2014-2017 BMW R1200GS and BMW R1200GS Adventure motorcycles.

The motorcycle fixed fork tube may separate from the pressed in seal plug that secures the tube to the upper triple clamp.

If the fork tube detaches from the sealing plug, the handling and stability of the motorcycle will be affected, increasing the risk of a crash.

14,626 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Yamaha Recalls 2017 YZFR3 Motorcycles Intended For the US Market That May Have Been Manufactured With a Canadian Motor Vehicle Certification Label

Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain 2017 Yamaha YZFR3 motorcycles.

The affected motorcycles, intended for the US market, may have been manufactured with a Canadian Motor Vehicle Certification Label. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification."

If the stamped vehicle identification number (VIN) does not match the VIN on the Vehicle Certification Label, owners may be unable to tell if their vehicle is under an important safety recall.

40 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

KTM North America, Inc. (KTM) Recalls 2016-2017 KTM 690 Duke Motorcycles For a Fuel Leak From the Filler Cap Area Of the Fuel Tank

KTM North America, Inc. (KTM) is recalling certain 2016-2017 KTM 690 Duke motorcycles.

The affected motorcycles may leak fuel from filler cap area of the fuel tank.

A fuel leak increases the risk of fire or injury to the rider.

718 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Piaggio Group Americas, Inc. (Piaggio) Recalls 2017 Moto Guzzi V7 III Racer 750, V7 III Stone 750, V7 III Special 750, and 2016-2017 V9 Bobber, V9 Roamer Motorcycles. The Front ABS Brake Hose May Rub Against the Engine's Secondary Air System Connection, Possibly Resulting In a Brake Fluid Leak

Piaggio Group Americas, Inc. (Piaggio) is recalling certain 2017 Moto Guzzi V7 III Racer 750, V7 III Stone 750, V7 III Special 750, and 2016-2017 V9 Bobber, V9 Roamer motorcycles.

The front ABS brake hose may rub against the engine's secondary air system connection, possibly resulting in a brake fluid leak.

1,139 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.