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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Fuel Helmets Recalls 2015-2017 Open Face Motorcycle Helmets. These Helmets May Not Adequately Protect the Wearer's Head In the Event Of an Impact.

Fuel Helmets (Fuel) is recalling certain Open Face helmets, part number SH-OF0016 in size Large and SH-OF0017 in size Extra Large manufactured June 2015-April 2017.

The affected helmets may not adequately protect the wearer's head in the event of an impact, and an object may penetrate the helmet.

As such, these helmets fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 218, "Motorcycle Helmets."

A helmet that fails to meet the safety requirements can increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

20,009 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Equipment Recalls feature for more details.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Kawasaki Recalls 2018 Ninja H2 SX SE (ZXT02BJ) Motorcycles. The Pin For the Center Stand Spring May Have Been Improperly Welded, and May Shift Or Fall Off Resulting In the Spring Detaching and the Center Stand Dropping To the Ground.

Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. (Kawasaki) is recalling certain 2018 Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX SE (ZXT02BJ) motorcycles.

The pin for the center stand spring may have been improperly welded, and, as a result, the pin may shift or fall off resulting in the spring detaching and the center stand dropping to the ground unexpectedly and dragging while riding.

The dragging center stand can cause a loss of control, increasing the risk of a crash.

390 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.