Motorcycle Views Newsletter

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Kawasaki Recalls 2008-2009 Vulcan Models for Gas Tank Leak

Kawasaki has issued a recall of certain 2008 Vulcan VN900C8F and VN900D8F and 2009 Vulcan VN900B9F and VN900B9FL motorcycles.

Fuel can leak from between the tank filler neck and the fuel cap gasket. Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source can result in a fire.

604 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Saturday, September 27, 2008

Motorcycle Pictures of the Week - Bob

Here are my Pictures of the Week as displayed on the Motorcycle Views Website. These are taken from the Moto Pic Gallery.

See Bob with his prize-winning 1982 Honda CB900 Custom. For details, see Motorcycle Pictures of the Week.

If you'd like to see your bike as Picture of the Week, submit a picture of you and your bike along with a description of the bike.

Friday, September 19, 2008

Yamaha Recalls XC50 and XF50 for Cracked Connecting Rod

Yamaha has issued a recall of certain 2007 XC50 and XF50 motorcycles.

A crack may develop on the connecting rod. If the engine continues to be run, the crack will develop further and the connecting rod may break. If the connecting rod breaks, the engine will stop and cannot be restarted increasing the risk of a crash.

4800 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Triumph Recalls Sprint ST1050 for Rear Suspension Defect

Triumph has issued a recall of certain 2008 Sprint ST1050 motorcycles.

There is a possibility that the single bolt that is used in the 3 positions on the rear suspension drag link assembly can become brittle and fracture.

372 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Victory Recalls 2008 Vision Motorcycles for Engine Stalling

Victory has issued a recall of certain 2008 Vision motorcycles.

The terminal nuts that secure the main power supply wires could be loose at the circuit breaker, which can cause an unexpected loss of electrical power to the motorcycle and the current fuel ignition map pre-programmed into the electronic control module (ECM) can cause engine stalling.

2444 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.