Motorcycle Views Newsletter

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Honda Recalls 2014-2015 Grom 125, NSS300, and NSS300A Motorcycles Since the Resin Bracket Inside the Fuel Pump of the Affected Motorcycles May Swell and Cause the Pump Impeller To Seize

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 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.

If the fuel pump seizes, the motorcycle will stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

17,643 units are affected.

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

BMW Recalls 2014-2015 R nine T Motorcycles since the Design of the Rear Turn Signals May Partially Obscure the Lights From Being Seen By the Driver Of a Following Vehicle

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."

In certain road and traffic conditions, the rear turn signals may be slightly obscured to the driver of a following vehicle and increase the risk of a crash.

1,792 units are affected.

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Saturday, September 17, 2016

Zero Recalls 2015 DS, FX, S, and SR Motorcycles For a DC-DC Converter That May Have Insufficient Output Power, such That During High Power Demand, the Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) May Not Function Properly

Zero Motorcycles Inc. (Zero) is recalling certain model year 2015 SR, S, DS, and FX motorcycles.

The affected motorcycles have a DC-DC converter that may have insufficient output power. During high power demand, the anti-lock brake system (ABS) may not function properly.

If the converter power output is insufficient, during an ABS activated event, the ABS and all vehicle lights would temporarily stop functioning, increasing the risk of a crash.

96 units are affected.

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

WSB Recalls WSB777 Motorcycle Half Helmets For Missing or Insufficient Labeling and Because They May Not Be Strong Enough to Protect a User in the Event of a Crash

WSB Inc (WSB) is recalling certain WSB777 half helmets in all sizes manufactured May 1, 2015, to May 2, 2015.

The affected helmets may be missing or have insufficient labeling and may not be strong enough to protect a user in the event of a crash. As such, these helmets fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 218, "Motorcycle Helmets."

Helmets that do properly protect the wearer's head can increase the risk of injury to the wearer in the event of a crash. Missing labeling information reduces the user's possibility of identifying the helmet in the event of a safety recall.

300 units are affected.

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