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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.

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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.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

KTM Recalls 2014 690 Enduro R for Rear Brake Pedal Mounting Bolt Problem

KTM North America, Inc. (KTM) is recalling certain model year 2014 690 Enduro R motorcycles manufactured October 2013 to April 2014.

In the affected motorcycles, the rear brake pedal mounting bolt may loosen, allowing the rear brake pedal to detach from the motorcycle.

649 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Harley-Davidson Recalls 2014 FLHTK, FLHTKSE, FLHTKSHRINE, FLHTCU, FLHTCUTC, FLHTP, FLHX, FLHXS, FLHXSHRINE, FLHR, FLHRC, FLHP, and FLHRSE models for Front Brake Line Problem

Harley-Davidson Motor Company (Harley-Davidson) is recalling certain model year 2014 ABS-equipped Touring and CVO Touring motorcycles, models FLHTK, FLHTKSE, FLHTKSHRINE, FLHTCU, FLHTCUTC, FLHTP, FLHX, FLHXS, FLHXSHRINE, FLHR, FLHRC, FLHP, and FLHRSE, manufactured July 1, 2013, through May 7, 2014.

The affected motorcycles may have been assembled with the front brake line positioned so that it can be pinched between the fuel tank and frame causing the front brake fluid pressure to increase.

A pinched brake line will increase the front brake fluid pressure, possibly resulting in a front wheel lock-up, increasing the risk of a crash.

66,421 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Friday, June 27, 2014

BMW Recalls 2012-2014 C600 Sport and C650 GT Motorcycles for Camshaft Chain Tensioner Defect

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 C 600 Sport, and C 650 GT motorcycles manufactured August 2, 2012, through February 18, 2014.

In the affected vehicles, the camshaft chain tensioner may not function properly, resulting in an engine stall.

1360 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.