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cautionProducts placed on the market in the EU are subject to general safety requirements. These requirements are included in the General Product Safety Directive 2001/95/EC (GPSD) which aims at ensuring that only safe consumer products are sold in the EU.

The European Commissions’ Rapid Alert System (RAPEX) enables the quick exchange of information between the European countries and the European Commission about dangerous non-food products posing a risk to health and safety of consumers.

FEMA will publish recalls from the RAPEX reports that are of concern to motorcyclists, such as recalled motorcycles or motorcycle clothing.


2018

Week 37 – Triumph – Street Triple R and Street Triple RS. The affected vehicles were manufactured between 31 March 2017 and to 04 January 2018. Serial Numbers: from 831983 to 873231. The electrical circuits in the left hand switch cube are sealed incorrectly. This can cause moisture to penertrate the cube, which can cuase malfunctioning of the turn signal indicator and headlamp control switches, and lead to an accident. Click here for the original listing.

Week 35 – Honda – CRF1000, CRF1000A, CRF1000D, CRF1000A2, CRF1000D2.  The recall affects Model year: 2016 – 2018. EC-type approval number: e4*2002/24*3185*00, e4*168/2013*00033*00, e4*168/2013*00033*01, e4*168/2013*00033*02; vehicles, produced from units within 2016, 2017 & 2018. The circlip of the main stand can easily break. As a consequence, the motorcycle may fall when placed on the main stand or the main stand
could detach while the motorcycle is being ridden. Click here for the original listing.

Week 33 – BMW – F 750 GS (K80) and F 850 GS (K81). Production period: between 18.06.2018 – 03.07.2018. The oil pump sprocket might not be correctly screwed on. The oil supply to the engine may not be guaranteed and the motor might stall unexpectedly. Click here for the original listing.

Week 32 – Honda – CRF250R. Type: ME12. The recall affects 2018 MY vehicles, produced from 06/10/2017 to 04/04/2018. The clutch outer and the judder spring are inadequate. If the motorcycle is ridden repeatedly with a high engine rpm, the clutch outer overheats and can break, which would result in an accident. Click here for the original listing.

Week 31 – Ducati – Panigale. The vehicles affected were produced in 2018. Fuel may leak from the fuel tank. This could lead to a fire. Click here for the original listing.

Week 30 – Ducati – Super Sport, Super Sport S. The vehicles affected were produced in 2017 and 2018. The drain hose for the fuel tank could be incorrectly positioned. The hose could thus come into contact with the exhaust manifold, leading to a fire. Click here for the original listing.

Week 27 – Zero Motorcycles – DS, S, DSP. The motorcycles in question were manufactured between 21/10/2011 and 23/07/2012. Contact between the battery casing and its mounting can result in damage to the casing. This can cause moisture to penetrate the battery, which can lead to a short circuit and a fire. Click here for the original listing.

Week 27 – BMW – G 310 GS (K02) and G 310 R (K03). Production period between 21.04.2016 – 02.05.20. The side stand connection might bend or brake. This can lead to an insecure standing position of the motorcycle, leading to injuries. Click here for the original listing.

Week 22 – Suzuki – GSX-R125/S125. The vehicles affected were manufactured between 08.12.2016 and 05.03.2018. The front engine mounting bolts may become loose. The frame of the motorcycle could consequently break, causing the rider to lose control. Click here for the original listing.

Week 21 – Bering – Vesuvio heated motorcycle gloves Noir (T10); BGH920; products sold between 13/9/2016 and 21/3/2018. Risk type: burns, electric shock. The creepage distance between the live primary circuit and the accessible secondary circuit is too small and the inside of the gloves overheat. Accessible parts of the product could become live and user could suffer burns. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60335 and EN 61558. Click here for the original listing.

Week 19 – Indian Motorcycles – Specific motorcycles built between 20/04/2017 and 17/11/2017. The right hand switch control cube could be faulty. This could cause the motorcycle to power-up or start unintentionally, placing the rider at a risk of injury. Click here for the original listing.

Week 19 – Benelli – Leoncino 500 and TRK 502. The recall affects model year 2017 motorcycles. The front brake pump may be defective. Under particular conditions, the defect could lead to an increased stopping distance. Click here for the original listing.

Week 17 – Polaris – Slingshot (three-wheeled motorcycle). Specific motorcycles built between 22/04/2014 and 26/02/2018. The driver and passenger seatbase frames may lack welds and the driver seatbase frame may contain a seat slider defect. This could increase the risk of a crash occurring, or increase the risk of injury during a crash. Click here for the original listing.

Week 13 – Horex VR6. The motorcycles concerned were manufactured in 2017. A sensor on the front brake pump may be defective. This would result in a decrease in braking action. Click here for the original listing.

Week 13 – Qtech/ZPF – Motorcycle helmet. Type/number of model: Q998/DP998. Serial numbers ranging from 34.842.801 to 34.849.200. The impact absorption capacity of the helmet is insufficient. In the event of an impact, users may suffer head injuries. The product does not comply with the ECE regulation No. 22.05. Click here for the original listing.

Week 13 – Qtech/Jix – Motorcycle helmet. Type/number of model: FF601/JX-F601. The impact absorption capacity of the helmet is insufficient. In the event of an impact, users may suffer head injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant standard DOT FMVSS No 218. Click here for the original listing.

Week 13 – Qtech/Jix – Q7/ FF007 -Type approval E9.05.10312, Q998/DP998, FF601/JX-F601. The impact absorption capacity of the helmet is insufficient. In the event of an impact, users may suffer head injuries. The product does not comply with ECE regulation No. 22.05 or with the relevant standard DOT FMVSS No 218 (FF601/JX-F601). Click here for the original listing.

Week 10 – Moto Morini – Corsaro ZZ. The vehicles affected were produced between 18/05/2017 and 10/12/2017. Cracking may occur in the front master brake cylinder. The braking performance might be reduced as result. Click here for the original listing.

Week 10 – Suzuki – GSX-R1000/R. The recall affects model year 2017 – 2018 motorcycles, produced from 02/02/2017 to 01/12/2017. If an excessive load is applied to the powertrain while changing gears, the drive chain could come off or break. This would result in the motorcycle suddenly losing power. Click here for the original listing.

Week 9 – Triumph – Various models: Classic Range, Thruxton, Thruxton R, Thruxton 1200 (Dual Seat), Thruxton 1200R (Dual Seat). Motorcycles built between 12/11/2015 and 22/12/2017. The engine management software may not always maintain a stable engine idle when the throttle is opened and closed very quickly, with the clutch disengaged. This could lead to the engine stalling without warning, which could cause an accident. Click here for the original listing.

Week 9 – Honda – GL1800A Goldwing. The recall affects model year 2010 – 2016 vehicles, produced from 23/09/2008 to 22/10/2015. The ammonium nitrate propellant used in the air bag inflator may degrade over time due to heat cycles and exposure to moisture. In the event of the airbag being deployed, the excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator body to rupture and metal fragments may pass through the cushion material causing injury to the rider. Click here for the original listing.

Week 9 – Indian Motorcycles – Roadmaster. Motorcycles built between 06/06/2014 and 27/07/2017. Water may enter a rear light wiring harness and cause corrosion. Corroded wires may cause erratic operation of the rear and brake lights, leading to an accident. Click here for the original listing.

Week 8 – TM Racing – SMR. The vehicles affected were produced between 2015 and 2017. Cracking may occur in the front master brake cylinder. This could lead to reduced braking performance. Click here for the original listing.

Week 8 – KTM – 690 Duke. Model year 2016. Tolerance deviations in the fuel tank system may result in fuel leaks. Fuel leakage could lead to a fire. Click here for the original listing.

Week 8 – MV Augusta – F4 RR, F4 RC. Vehicles built between 27/11/2014 and 27/10/2017. A defect in the front brake master cylinder could cause the brake cylinder to malfunction. This could lead to a loss of front braking ability, increasing the risk of a crash. Click here for the original listing.

Week 8 – Kawasaki – Ninja ZX-10R / RR. Affects model years 2016-2018. The strength of some gears in the transmission may not be sufficient. The gears could break if they receive excessive impact force during shifting. Click here for the original listing.

Week 7 – Ducati – Various models: Scrambler, Multistrada, Monster, XDiavel, Panigale. The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 2015 and 2018. The floating piston in the front radial cylinder for the front brake may be faulty. This could lead to a reduction in brake effectiveness. Click here for the original listing.

Week 7 – Aprilia – RSV4-Tuono 1100. The vehicles concerned were produced between 2015 and 2017. There may be a fault with the front brake system. The fault could lead to a reduction in braking performance and the risk of an accident. Click here for the original listing.

Week 7 – Husqvarna – FS450. The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 2015 and 2017. The actuating piston on the front wheel master brake cylinder may be defective. This could lead to reduced brake effectiveness. Click here for the original listing.

Week 6 – KTM, Husquarna – Models KTM 690 DUKE R, MJ 15 KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R, MJ15 KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE GT, MJ16 FS 450 MJ 16-18. Model years 2015-2018. A possible weakness in the brake piston may cause cracks. Cracks in the brake piston could lead to brake failure. Click here for the original listing.

Week 3 – Kawasaki – Versys-X 300. Vehicles produced during 2017 are affected. Because of vibrations, the socket of the brake/rear-light bulb may fall out of the lamp assembly, resulting in failure of the rear light. If the rear lights fail, the vehicle is no longer adequately visible from the rear, especially when visibility is poor. Click here for the original listing.

2017

Week 51 – Kawasaki – Z900. The vehicles affected were manufactured in 2017 and 2018. The mounting drill hole for securing the rear shock absorber tie bar to the frame can expand. As a result, the tie bar can break causing a loss of driving stability. Click here for the original listing.

Week 51 – MV Augusta – Brutale 800 Dragster RR. Motorcycles built between 26/06/2017 and 25/09/2017. The rear wheel rim is defective. This can allow spokes to loosen and cause the wheel to fail, leading to an accident. Click here for the original listing.

Week 49 – Indian – Chief, Chief Classic, Chief Dark Horse, Chief Vintage Springfield, Springfield Dark Horse, Chieftain, Chieftain Classic, Chieftain Dark Horse, Chieftain Limited, Chieftain Elite. Motorcycles built between 04/04/2017 and 16/08/2017. The motorcycle may have been assembled with incorrect headlights for the destination country. The headlights could consequently dazzle other road users causing a road accident. Click here for the original listing.

Week 48 – Triumph – Speed Triple & Speed Triple S. Motorcycles built between 16 September 2015 and 30 August 2017. An exposed wire may come in to contact with a bracket. This could cause damage to the protective sheathing of the wire, leading to an electrical short circuit. As a result, the engine could stall without warning, causing an accident. Click here for the original listing.

Week 46 – Honda – CBR1000RR, CBR1000 S1, CBR1000 S2. model year 2017. The fuel tank cap sealing may fail, causing fuel to leak from the cap onto the road surface and leading to a risk of skidding for other road users. In addition, water may enter the fuel tank from the cap sealing causing the engine to malfunction which could lead to a road accident. Click here for the original listing.

Week 43 – Scott Motosports motorcycle gloves, name: Unisex Gloves / Glove Scott Lane 2, article No 237743, Size XXL. The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 28 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation and the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive. Click here for the original listing.

Week 42 – Piaggio – Medley 125-150 4T ie ABS E4, vehicles manufactured in 2016 are affected. The frame may break which may cause loss of stability of vehicle during use and in consequence lead to an accident. Click here for the original listing.

Week 40 – Moto Guzzi – V7, V9 Bobber, V9 Roamer. The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 2016 and 2017. Rubbing of the front brake line against the secondary air system may lead to leakage of the brake fluid for the front brake. Failure of the front wheel brake could lead to an accident. Click here for the original listing.

Week 36 – Honda – CRF450R. Motorcycles built between 11/03/2014 and 01/09/2016. The gearbox could fail without warning due to a defect with the countershaft gear. This could lead to an accident occurring. Click here for the original listing.

Week 36 – BMW – R nineT. Model year: 2013-2017. The screwed connection between the frame and the fixed bearing stud for the rear swinging arm may loosen, leading to reduced rear wheel guidance. Click here for the original listing.

Week 36 – BMW – G310R. The motorcycles affected were produced between 15 December 2016 and 1 April 2017. The front brake caliper is not correctly secured and may come loose. Click here for the original listing.

Week 36 – Piaggio – Liberty 50 iGet 4T 3V. Model years affected: 2015-2017. There is a risk that the screw that holds the swing arm will be unscrewed which may cause loss of stability of vehicle during use and in consequence lead to an accident. Click here for the original listing.

Week 36 – Piaggio – FLY 125 4T 3V ie. Model years affected: 2015-2016. There is a risk that loosened retaining screws of brake disc may affect the brake’s efficiency. This may lead to an accident. Click here for the original listing.

Week 33 – BMW – G310R. The motorcycles affected were produced between 15 December 2016 and 1 April 2017. The handlebar clamp may be incorrectly bolted. This may lead to twisting of the handlebars, resulting in an accident. Click here for the original listing.

Week 31 – Husqvarna – FE, TE, FX, TX, FC and TC. Spring plates or pins may be missing from the brake calipers which could lead to the brakes failing. Click here for the original listing.

Week 31 – Triumph – Street Cup. Vehicles built between 27/07/2016 and 24/04/2017. The wires serving the hazard warning lamps may become damaged during normal steering action, potentially causing loss of hazard lamp functionality without warning. This could lead to an accident in the event that the motorcycle breaks down. Click here for the original listing.

Week 30 – BMW – R1200GS, R1200GS Adventure, produced between 22 August 2013 and 19 June 2017, type-approval numbers: e1*2002/24*0584, e1*168/2013*00006 Types: R12W, 1G12 . The upper fork tube plugs could detach under a heavy load, leading to failure of the forks. Click here for the original listing.

Week 29 – Harley-Davidson – FLHX, FLHXS, FLTRX, FLTRXS, FLHTCU, FLHR, FLHRC, FLHRXS, FLHP, FLHTP. The vehicles concerned were produced between 2 June 2016 and 9 May 2017. A clamp on the oil-cooling system may have been incorrectly fitted. This could result in the oil cooler line becoming detached and sudden loss of engine oil. Loss of engine oil could lead to a skid risk for following vehicles as well as the motorcyclist. Click here for the original listing.

Week 27 – KTM – 125 and 390 Duke, model year 2017. Temporary failure of the headlamps may occur and can lead to road accidents. Click here for the original listing.

Week 26 – Ducati – Multistrada 1200. The vehicles in question were manufactured between 2015 and 2017. The rear suspension of the motorcycle may break under heavy loading leading to loss of control of the vehicle and the possibility of an accident. Click here for the original listing.

Week 26 – Qtech/Jix – Motorcycle helmet, model: A113, type Approval E9-05.1793. The impact absorption capacity of the helmet is insufficient. In the event of an impact, users might suffer head injuries. The product does not comply with the UNECE Regulation No. 22. Click here for the original listing.

Week 21 – Husqvarna  – TR 650 Terra & TR650 Strada, model year 2013/2014. Due to a problem with the software of the electronic control unit (ECU), the engine may stall in some circumstances, leading to dangerous driving situations. Click here for the original listing.

Week 16 – Piaggio – MP3 Yourban 300 LT and RL. The rear brake line has been positioned incorrectly. As a result, it could be damaged/burnt by repeated contact with the catalyser. Click here for the original listing.

Week 14 – Ducati – Multistrada 1200, Multistrada 950. The vehicles in question were manufactured between 2016 and 2017. A potential defect in the fuel tank could lead to fuel leakage at the fuel level sensor retaining ring nut, with a risk of fire if the leaking fuel comes into contact with a hot surface. Click here for the original listing.

Week 14 – Betamotor – ALP 4.0, M4. The vehicles in question were manufactured between 29 May 2015 and 19 April 2016. Due to a problem during the production procedure, a plastic deformation of the fork tubes could occur during normal use which could cause them to break. As a consequence the driver could lose control over the motorcycle. Click here for the original listing.

Week 13 – Yamaha – YZF-R3, MT-03/A. The vehicles in question were manufactured between 2015 and 2016. Engine vibrations can cause the tank to start leaking fuel. Furthermore, water seeping into the ignition lock can cause corrosion on the circuit board, which would lead to total electrical failure. Click here for the original listing.

Week 13 – Husqvarna & KTM – Mini Motorbike Husqvarna TC 50 model year 2017 , KTM 50 SX model year 2017. The drive chain connecting link might fail and as a consequence the chain can break, leading to injury of the user. Furthermore, there is a risk the user may fall which, at the speeds expected of these vehicles, could lead to severe injuries. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive. Click here for the original listing.

Week 13 – Polaris – Models Chief, Chieftain, Roadmaster, Springfield, Vintage, Chief Darkhorse and Chieftain Darkhorse. The vehicles concerned were produced between 2014 and 2017. The fuel line may come into contact with other parts. This may cause a fuel leakage and could generate a fire. Click here for the original listing.

Week 11 – BMW – S 1000. The vehicles concerned were produced between 8 June 2016 and 17 November 2016. An inadequate screw connection on the spring strut could affect the rider’s control of the motorcycle. Click here for the original listing.

Week 10 – Suzuki – UK110NE/NX, manufactured between 09.01.2015 and 14.06.2016. Seals for the throttle cable may deteriorate. Water may consequently get into the throttle cable and freeze causing the throttle grip to malfunction. Click here for the original listing.

Week 9 – KTM – 1290 Super Duke GT,  model year 2016-2017. Fuel could leak from the fuel hoses. Click here for the original listing.

Week 9 – Qtech/Jix – Motorcycle helmet – The impact absorption capacity of the helmet is insufficient. The product does not comply with the UNECE Regulation No. 22. Click here for the original listing.

Week 8 – Ducati – Scrambler, Scrambler Sixty2 – This concerns vehicles manufactured between 2015 and 2017. The fixing nuts of the side stand could loosen. This could lead to the side stand sensor no longer correctly capturing the position of the side stand. As a result, it may be possible to ride the motorcycle when the side stand is still down or the engine might stop unexpectedly whilst riding. Click here for the original listing.

Week 8 – Honda – Goldwing GL1800A – This concerns vehicles built between 12/06/2008 and 03/12/2008. The propellant used in the air bag inflators may degrade over time due to heat cycles and exposure to moisture. In the event that the airbag is activated, the excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator body to rupture and metal fragments may pass through the cushion material. Click here for the original listing.

Week 7 – Yamaha – WR125R, WR125X. The vehicles affected were produced from 2014 to 2016. The brake pedal may break off owing to a defective weld seam. The driver may lose control of the motorcycle. Click here for the original listing.

Week 7 – Scorpion Automotive – Motorcycle alarm, S4 Red Accessory Alarm System. Systems built between 25/03/2013 and 26/02/2016. Corrosion of the internal circuit board of the alarm/immobiliser system may cause the immobilisation relay to malfunction. This could immobilise the motorcycle during use, causing the rider to have an accident. Click here for the original listing.

Week 6 – Triumph – Bonneville – T120 and T120 Black, vehicles built between 02/12/2015 and 13/06/2016. The throttle twist grip may get stuck and be prevented from returning to idle. This could result in unintended acceleration and cause the rider to lose control of the motorcycle. Click here for the original listing.

Week 2 – Suzuki – DL650A – Manufactured between 21.04.2011 and 14.10.2016. The insulation material of the windings for the stator of the alternator may be damaged by engine heat causing a short-circuit between the windings and reducing the current generated. If this happens, insufficient charging of the battery could lead to the engine stalling during running. Click here for the original listing.

Week 1 – Yamaha – XSR700. Type: RM11, RM12, the vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2015 and 2016. The insulation of the main power line may be damaged through wear. This may lead to a short circuit and to failure of the main electrical power supply. Click here for the original listing.

Week 1 – KTM – Name: Duke, type/number of model: 690 DUKE/DUKE R MJ12-16, model year 2012 onwards. The wiring harness may come into contact with the ABS modulator. If the wiring harness is damaged there is the possibility of an electrical connection occurring between the ABS modulator and the vehicle chassis earth via the brake pipes. This could lead to the brake pipe overheating and eventually melting, which may lead to failure of a circuit of the braking system. Click here for the original listing.

2016

Week 51 – Suzuki – GW250, produced from 06.12.2011 to 31.08.2016. Water ingress into the brake switch harness may cause corrosion inside the brake switch. A short circuit could consequently occur in the internal circuit of the brake switch, leading to loss of headlights and rear and brake lights. Click here for the original listing.

Week 50 – Polaris – Slingshot, three-wheel motorcycle, specific vehicles built between 22/04/2014 and 26/09/2016. 1. The brake light switch may have been over-tightened during production. This could result in a loss of brake fluid and subsequent reduction in braking performance. 2. There may be insufficient clearance between the fuel pipe and the bonnet. This could result in the abrasion of the fuel pipe, leading to a risk of fire. 3. The suspension swinging arm may not have the required strength and could consequently fail, affecting the directional control of the machine. Click here for the original listing.

Week 50 – Yamaha – WR250R/X, motorcycles built between 2014 and 2016 are affected. The oil seal on the clutch pressure lever may break, resulting in loss of oil. There is a risk that escaping oil may get onto the rear tyre and that the driver may lose control of the motorcycle. Click here for the original listing.

Week 47 – KTM – Super Adventure, Adventure, Adventure R. All 1190/1290 S/ADV/R up to and including MJ16. The wiring harness may come into contact with the ABS modulator. An electrical connection could consequently occur between the ABS modulator and the vehicle chassis earth via the brake pipes. If this happened, a brake pipe could overheat and eventually melt, leading to failure of a circuit of the braking system. Click here for the original listing.

Week 47 –  Piaggio – Liberty 125 – 150 iGet. Vehicles produced in 2015 and 2016 are affected. The frame may break under heavy load. Click here for the original listing.

Week 46 – Ducati – XDiavel. Vehicles produced in 2016-2017 are affected. 1) The final drive pulley retaining nut could become loose. Possible wear on the pulley cogs which arises following intensive use could result in a loss of vehicle traction. 2) The lower fastening screw on the side stand plate could become loose. This could damage the side stand switch and cause the engine to stall, or the side stand plate could break, causing the parked motorcycle to fall over. Click here for the original listing.

Week 41 – Zero Motorcycles – Models -S, -SR, -DS, -FX. The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2015. The direct-current converter may be faulty, causing the ABS and the lights to malfunction. Click here for the original listing.

Week 40 – Honda – Models MSX125 & NSS300/A FORZA (MSX125 manufactured from 22.02.2013 – 24.09.2015, NSS300/A FORZA manufactured from 22.02.2013 – 24.09.2015). The fuel pump’s cover made of composite may be deformed because of long-term contact with fuel. The deformation may cause a pump impeller to stop and damage pump’s engine, consequently stopping the motorcycle engine with no possibility to to start it. This defect can cause an accident. Click here for the original listing.

Week 39 – Aprilia – RS4 125 – The vehicles affected were manufactured in 2013 and 2014. Risk: Fire. Cracks may form in the fuel line, which may cause fuel leakage. Click here for the original listing.

Week 39 – Aprilia – Tuono V4 1000 and 1100 / Dorsoduro 750 and 1200 / Caponord. The vehicles affected were produced from 2010 to 2016. The front master brake cylinder may be defective leading to a reduction in braking performance. Click here for the original listing.

Week 38 – KTM – In a large range of models the hand-brake cylinders are not adequate which may result in premature wear of the sealing collar on the hand-brake cylinder, affecting the brake performance. Click here for the original listing.

Week 38 – Husqvarna – In a large range of models the hand-brake cylinders are not adequate which may result in premature wear of the sealing collar on the hand-brake cylinder, affecting the brake performance. Click here for the original listing.

Week 36 – Qtech / Jix – Motorcycle helmet, model A5005. The impact absorption capacity of the helmet is insufficient. The product does not comply with the UNECE regulation No. 22. Click here for the original listing.

Week 34 – Piaggio – Liberty 50 iGet. Vehicles produced in 2016 are affected. The frame may break under heavy load, leading to an accident for the rider. Click here for the original listing.

Week 33 – Ducati – 1199 Panigale SL ABS, vehicles produced in 2014 are affected. A component of the clutch could break. This could lead to the rear wheel locking up and cause the rider to crash. Click here for the original listing.

Week 32 – Honda – CBR300RA, 2015 and 2016 models (vehicles built between 23/05/2014 and 02/04/2016). The silver plating of the connecting rod bearing retainer could corrode due to improper machining of the crankpin hole. Over time this could cause the engine to stop or stall without warning and to fail to re-start. This could place the rider in a dangerous situation where injuries could occur. Click here for the original listing.

Week 32 – Nishua – Motorcycle helmet NTX-3 (manufactured between 1 March 2016 and 3 June 2016). The helmet does not provide proper protection due to an insufficient shock absorbing capacity for side impacts. The product does not comply with the UNECE Regulation No. 22. Click here for the original listing.

Week 31 – Harley-Davidson – Touring and Softail, models FLHTCU, FLHTCU TC, FLHTCUL, FLHTCUL TC, FLHTK, FLHTKL, FLHTP, FLHX, FLHXS, FLTRX, FLTRXS, FLTRU, FLHXSE, FLSS, FLSTFBS, FXSE. Motorcycles built from 17/07/15 through 31/03/16 in the USA and from 17/09/15 through 20/05/16 outside the USA. The motorcycles may lose the ability to generate enough lift to disengage the clutch after being parked for an extended period. If this condition remains undetected, it could lead to a loss of control of the vehicle when it is either started in gear or when it is first put into gear. Click here for the original listing.

Week 31 – Daytona – Types SPRINTER 125 (DS1), SPRINTER 50 (DS0), NOVA 100 (DV1) and DY 125. Incorrect treatment of the stem during production can result in loss of front suspension and lead to an accident. Click here for the original listing.

Week 30 – Qtech / Jix – Motorcycle helmet, model number: Q102. The impact absorption capacity of the helmet is insufficient. The product does not comply with the UNECE Regulation No. 22. Click here for the original listing.

Week 29 – Yamaha – Models YZF-R3A (B023/4/B/C) and MT-03A (B082/3), 2015-2016 model year. The clutch pressure plate bearing may break when the clutch is operated frequently due to insufficient load rating of the bearing. As a consequence, the clutch may fail to operate and the transmission will not shift properly. There is a possibility that engine oil pressure may not regulate properly due to an improper design of the oil relief valve in the oil pump. As a consequence, the resin gear may break which could result in engine damage due to lack of oil supply. Click here for the original listing.

Week 29 – Indian – Name: Chief Classic, Chief Darkhorse, Vintage, Chieftain, Chieftain Darkhorse, Springfield and Roadmaster. Specific vehicles built between 06/06/2013 and 28/04/2016. In the event of an ignition misfire, unburned fuel can be routed into the exhaust system, which can cause high exhaust temperatures that may pose a fire hazard. Click here for the original listing.

Week 28 – Suzuki – Address. The vehicles affected have been manufactured between October 2014 and March 2016. A fixing nut of the starting pedal could become loose while driving, resulting in the engine cutting out. Moreover, a screw could become loose in the air filter, which could become trapped in the throttle valve, blocking acceleration so that the motorcycle cannot reduce speed. In some units of the product the fuel hose connector is not properly connected, which could cause a fuel leak. Click here for the original listing.

Week 26 – Honda – GL1800. The affected vehicles are produced between 25 May 2006 and 5 August 2008. Airbag inflators may degrade over time due to heat and moisture. The inflator body may rupture while activating and metal fragments may pass through the cushion material causing injuries to the rider. Click here for the original listing.

Week 26 – Triumph – Brake Lever Assembly, model T2021349 (certain components manufactured between 28/08/2015 and 02/02/2016). A dimensional error on the front brake levers may cause the brake lever blade to contact the handlebar grip before maximum brake performance is achieved. This may lead to longer overall stopping distances in an emergency braking situation, increasing the risk of a crash. Click here for the original listing.

Week 25 – KTM – 250 SX-F, 250 SX-F Factory Edition. The recall concerns model year 2016. The connecting rod can fail prematurely and break in certain situations where stress is applied, which may cause a loss of control of the vehicle. Click here for the original listing.

Week 24 – Harley-Davidson – Dyna Low Rider. The vehicles affected were produced between January 2014 and April 2016. The ignition lock may be damaged by engine-generated vibration and cause the engine to stall unexpectedly. If this happens in traffic it could lead to an accident. Click here for the original listing.

Week 20 – KTM – Super Adventure. Model year 2015/16 vehicles are affected. An oil leak can cause damage inside the strut of the semi-active suspension, thereby leading to a functional impairment of the suspension system. Click here for the original listing.

Week 19 – Piaggio – ZIP 50 2T, ZIP 50 4T. Type/number of model: Type:C25E00 (2T) / C25C00 (4T). Vehicles manufactured in 2015 are affected. Risk: Fire. A fault in the fuel level sensor can lead to the leaking of fuel and the risk of a fire. Click here for the original listing.

Week 16 – KTM – 250, 350, 450 SX-F. Model year: 2016. Defective fuel hoses may cause uncontrolled fuel leaks at the bends in the hoses or at the hose ends. This may lead to a fire. Click here for the original listing.

Week 16 – Kawasaki – ZX1000SG, Ninja ZX10R 2016. The steering damper bracket bolts may have been excessively tightened during assembly. This could cause them to break and interfere with the steering. Click here for the original listing.

Week 16 – Triumph – Street Twin and Bonneville T120. Vehicles produced from 07/09/2015 to 11/11/2015. There is a risk of a fuel leak via the fuel pump sub harness which could lead to a fire. Click here for the original listing.

Week 12 – Suzuki – Burgman 400, Bandit 650, Bandit 1250, GSR600, GSX600F, B-King, Hayabusa, GSX-R600, GSX-R750, Gladius, Intruder M1800, Intruder C1500, V-Strom 1000. The motorcycles concerned were built between 2007 and 2012. The regulator/rectifier may overheat and fail to charge the battery. Consequently, the battery may not be sufficiently charged and the engine may stall. Click here for the original listing.

Week 11 – Honda – Name: NSS300AD and NSS300D. Model year: 2013. Production period: from 11 January 2013 to 7 October 2013. The rear brake pipe could leak brake fluid. This could lead to reduced brake performance, or the brake not working, and a crash may occur. Click here for the original listing.

Week 8 – Honda – Models VT750CS Shadow,VT750C2B and VT750C2S. As a result of improper mounting, the BAS (bank angle sensor) wire harness might bend and break due to continuous vibration during riding, causing an engine stall and steering problems for the rider. Click here for the original listing.

Week 8 – Suzuki – Models DL650_A_L4-L6 and AN650_ZL3-ZL4. Model years of the affected motorcycles are 2012-2014. The engine tappets and cams can wear, increasing the tappet clearances. If the tappet clearance becomes large, it can, in the worst case, cause the engine to stall. Click here for the original listing.

Week 8 – Suzuki – DE EC type-approval: e4*2002/24*3114*00. The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2015. A material defect in the headlamp can cause a short circuit as a result of which, in the worst case, the engine can cut out while driving. Click here for the original listing.

Week 7 – Yamaha – Models XJR1300 and XJR1300C, 2007-2015 model years are concerned. Due to insufficient clearance between the chain and oil nozzle, the chain could come in contact with an oil nozzle. This may cause the tip of the oil nozzle to break and get stuck between the primary chain and gear, which may cause the vehicle to suddenly stop. Click here for the original listing.

Week 7 – Yamaha – XMAX400, model: Model YP400R, years affected: 2014-2015. Due to incorrect crimping of the metal sleeve in the brake hose, the rigid brake tube might be pulled out from the metal sleeve causing a loss of brake force. Click here for the original listing.

Week 7 – Suzuki – V-Strom 1000 built between 2014 and 2016. Corrosion of the ignition lock connecting plug may lead to failure of the electrical system. Incorrect routing of the wiring harness in the tank area may lead to the engine stalling whilst riding. The incorrect positioning of the battery earth connection may lead to starter failure. As a result, the motorcycle may crash. Click here for the original listing.

Week 5 – Suzuki – Type: Gladius WVCX, manufactured between 2013 and 2015. The fuel tank ventilation hose can break off. This can cause the fuel tank to split and fuel can escape, which may cause a fire. Click here for the original listing.

Week 5 – BMW – C 600 Sport / C 650 GT, types: K18, K19 manufactured between 9.2.2011 and 15.7.2015. The positioning of the chafer can cause damage to the front brake hose and lead to a loss of brake fluid. This can reduce brake performance and could lead to accidents. Click here for the original listing.

Week 4 – Honda – NSS125 (FORZA). Models NSS125ADF (E, ED, EDF, EDHN, EDIT, EDPO, EDSP, EDSW) and NSS125DF (ED, EDPO). Production period: from 09th March to 15th May 2015. The rubber seal of the coupler between the main wire harness and the engine sub-harness may have been damaged during assembly. As a result, water could enter the coupler. If water enters the coupler, it could, in the worst case, cause the engine to stall. Click here for the original listing.

Week 4 – Kawasaki – W800, models: EJ800AB, EJ800AC, EJ800AD. This affects 2011-2012 and some 2013 models with serial numbers from JKBEJ800AAA000044 to JKBEJ800AAA015854. The throttle body holders may harden and crack in use due to insufficient heat resistance. This may result in air leaking in and causing unstable engine running or stalling. Click here for the original listing.

Week 4 -Kawasaki – W800, model: Models EJ800AB, EJ800AC, EJ800AD, EJ800AE, EJ800AF, EJ800AG. This affects 2011-2016 models with serial numbers: Models EJ800AB, EJ800AC, EJ800AD: from JKBEJ800AAA000044 to JKBEJ800AAA015854 Models EJ800AD, EJ800AE, EJ800AF, EJ800AG: from JKBEJ800AAA015861 to JKBEJ800AAA026549. A wiring harness under the fuel tank may be damaged from contact with the frame edge.This can lead to a short circuit and possible engine stall. Click here for the original listing.

Week 3 – Honda – Models: VFR1200F/FD (Model code: SC63 and SC71) and VFR1200X/XD (Model code: SC70), production period: 02/03/2010 – 02/09/2015. The drive shaft universal joint bearing may not have been properly assembled and, even if properly assembled, may not be sufficiently durable as a result of manufacturing errors. As a consequence, the universal joint may, in the worst case, break and interfere with the swing arm causing the rear wheel to lock-up. This may result in a crash.

Week 2 – Yamaha – Models: YZF-R1, YZF-R1M, manufactured in 2015. The gear pinions may break, which may lead to gear failure and a crash.

Week 2 – Suzuki – Models: GSX-S1000/A/F/FA L6, GSX-R1000A L6 manufactured in 2015. A manufacturing error may have resulted in damage to the sealing groove in the front brake caliper cylinder. There may therefore be a leakage of brake fluid, resulting in a failure of the front brakes.

Week 2 – KTM – Models: 125, 150, 250 SX and 250, 350, 450 SX-F (2016 models). Individual spokes of the wheels may break while riding. This can overload the remaining intact spokes which could consequently break.

Week 2 – Husqvarna– Models: 125, 250 TC, 250, 350, 450 FC (2016 models). Individual spokes of the wheels may break while riding. This can overload the remaining intact spokes which could consequently break.


2015

Week 51 – Indian motorcycle – 2015 & 2016 models Chief Classic, Chief Vintage, Chieftain, Roadmaster & Dark Horse. The primary cup seal located in the rear brake master cylinder may not fully seal into the master brake cylinder bore. This could lead to a loss of pressure to the rear brake caliper resulting in rear brake failure. This could cause the vehicle operator to lose control, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

Week 46 – Kawasaki – Model: SC300AF/BF. The recall affects 2014 and 2015 J300 and J300 ABS models. When the engine is still cold, and when the motorcycle is coasting and slowing down, the combustion in the engine may be unstable due to insufficient atomization of fuel. This can cause the engine to stall.

Week 44 – KTM – Models 250, 350, 450, SX-F/XC-F/EXC-F, EXC Sixdays. The sealing provided by the aluminium fuel pump nut may be insufficient. This could cause uncontrolled fuel leakage which could lead to a fire.

Week 44 – KTM – Models: Freeride 350, 250 R (2014-2016). As a result of problems with the fuel tank ventilation, fuel may leak in extreme driving situations which could lead to a fire.

Week 44 – BMW – Models: G 650 GS (R13/40); G 650 GS Sertão (R13/40 Sertão). Year model: 2012 to 2015. The data status of the engine management ECU (Engine Control Unit) is incorrect. This can result in incorrect positioning of the idle actuator, causing the engine to stall if revolutions drop to idle speed with the clutch lever pulled.

Week 44 – Husqvarna – Models: FC 250, FE 250, 350, 450. The sealing provided by the aluminium fuel pump nut may be insufficient. This could cause uncontrolled fuel leakage which could lead to a fire.

Week 44 –  Honda – Models: GL1800 Goldwing and GL1800B Bagger. Types: ED, 2ED and 6ED. Year model: 2001 to 2016. The check valve orifice on the braking system is susceptible to becoming blocked resulting in rear wheel brake dragging. Unexpected braking/dragging increases the risk of a crash and continued riding with the rear brake engaged/dragging may generate enough heat to cause the rear brake to catch fire.

Week 42 – Suzuki – GSX-S1000, type FL6. There is an insufficient margin of clearance between the radiator outlet hose and the exhaust pipe. As a consequence, it is possible that the radiator outlet hose might contact the exhaust pipe causing damage to the radiator outlet hose. In the worst case, this could lead to the leaking of engine coolant which could cause burns to the rider.

Week 39 – Yamaha – YZF-R1, YZF-R1M, type: RN32. Because of possible damage to an O-ring, fitted poorly when the engine was assembled, motor oil can leak from one of the oil pipes. As the oil pipe is located outside close to the engine, at the level of the exhaust manifold, the leaking oil could drop onto the hot exhaust manifold while the motorcycle is being driven and catch fire.

Week 38 – Kawasaki – Model: VN1700 Voyager and VN1700 Voyager Custom. The insulation on the ignition switch harness may rub on the underside of the fuel tank. This can lead to an electrical short circuit which may cause the engine to stall.

Week 37 – Yamaha – Model: MT-09 Trace manufactured in 2015. A defect in the locking mechanism of the side case may cause the case to loosen and fall off during travel, creating a hazard for other road users.

Week 35 – Motorcycle helmet GIVI – Type/number of model: Ref. HPS X.08. Size S / production batch No 101 (serial numbers 320.001 to 323.200); Size XL / production batch No 99 (serial numbers 313.601 to 316.800). The impact absorption capacity of the helmet is insufficient. The product does not comply with the UNECE Regulation No. 22.

Week 33 – Harley-Davidson – Street Family XG500 and XG750. There may be a poor seal at the fuel pump inlet. This could allow an interruption to the fuel supply under acceleration at low fuel levels possibly leading to a loss of control.

Week 32 – Honda – Models: CB500F & CBR500R (2013 to 2015). The fuel level float arm in the fuel tank could become detached from its holder. In the worst case, this could lead to the engine stalling if the arm contacts the fuel pump terminals.

Week 31 – Yamaha – WR250R/X, manufactured between 2008 and 2015. At very high temperatures, the windings of the alternator can be damaged and fail completely. If the battery consequently runs down, the engine can stop unexpectedly while the motorcycle is in motion.

Week 31 – ABM – Handlebars, model Multiclip MC. The bolts supplied are not strong enough and the handlebars could come loose as a result.

Week 30 – Harley-Davidson – Various models manufactured in 2014 and 2015. Under certain conditions, the spring wire in the receptacle may not maintain adequate tension, allowing the mounting stud to disengage from the receptacle. As a consequence, the saddlebag may become separated from the motorcycle while in motion, possibly creating a hazard for other road users.

Week 29 – Honda – Various models manufactured between September 2013 and June 2015. A manufacturing problem with the starter relay switch could 1) affect the electrical system causing the engine to stall while riding leading to a road accident; or 2) cause the starter relay switch to catch fire.

Week 29 – KTM – Model: 1290 Super Duke R (2014). Small amounts of fuel may leak from two threaded inserts on the fuel tank where the internal part of the overflow pipe is secured to the inside of the fuel tank.

Week 25 – Triumph – Models: Speed Triple 1050i R, Speed Triple 1050i R 94, Daytona 675 R manufactured between 2014 and 2015. Due to insufficient tightening, the connecting rod nut for the shock absorber may become detached and thus impair the shock-absorbing effect. In the worst-case scenario the rider may lose control over the motorcycle.

Week 24 – Ducati – Models: 1199 Panigale-S; 1199 Panigale-SL; 1299 Panigale-S manufactured between 2014 and 2015. Insufficient tightening torque on the suspension strut screw can result in the nut on the piston rod loosening, thereby impeding the absorbent effect. In the worst case, the driver can lose control of the vehicle.

Week 22 – Yamaha – Models DM01 – DM04 manufactured in 2014 and 2015. Some motorcycles may be affected by damage to the gearbox, due to an incorrectly drilled banjo bolt in the gearbox’s oil supply hose. This may result in an inadequate oil supply to the gearbox and, in the worst-case scenario, the gear shafts may jam completely, causing the rear wheel to block, possibly resulting in loss of control of the vehicle.

Week 22 – Ducati – Model: Multistrada 1200 manufactured between 2010 and 2014. The internal sleeve of the sheath around the throttle cable may become completely unseated and jam in the fuel throttle, which may cause the throttle to block.

Week 22 – MV Agusta – Model F4 RR. The rear shock absorber may fail, causing a loss of damping force and the oil inside the damper leaking and coming apart. This may increase the risk of a fall during normal use.

Week 20 – Honda – CBR1000RR SP, type SC59. Vehicles manufactured in 2014 and 2015 are concerned. Due to insufficient tightening, the connecting rod nut for the shock absorber may become detached and thus impair the shock-absorbing effect. In the worst-case scenario the rider may lose control over the motorcycle.

Week 20 – Yamaha – Model YZF-R1M manufactured in 2015. Due to insufficient tightening, the connecting rod nut for the shock absorber may become detached and thus impair the shock-absorbing effect. In the worst-case scenario the rider may lose control over the motorcycle.

Week 17 – Harley-Davidson – Models: Touring and CVO (2014 and 2015). It may not be possible to disengage the clutch after being parked for an extended period. This could lead to a loss of control of the vehicle when started in gear or shifted into gear after starting which could result in a crash.

Week 16 – Polaris – Scout and International Scout. The piston retaining ring, located in the rear brake master cylinder, may not fully seat into the machined groove in the master cylinder bore. If this occurs, loss of fluid pressure to the rear caliper could cause lack of braking control.

Week 14 – KTM – Type/number of model: 690 Enduro R/SMC R. The spring band clamps of the crankcase may have been fitted twisted by 180°. This could lead to damage to the rear brake system and the possibility that there could be a sudden loss of brake pressure resulting in the complete failure of the rear brake.

Week 14 – KTM – Model: 690 SMC R MJ, year: 2014/15. The front wheel could move causing damage to the brake disc and the fork blades and to the ABS sensor. This could result in the ABS system not working. Furthermore, the brake pistons could be pushed back from the brake disc, causing complete failure of the front brake.

Week 13 – Motorcycle helmet RIO – Model: Storm. The impact absorption capacity of the helmet is insufficient to avoid head injuries in the event of a fall. The product does not comply with the UNECE Regulation No. 22.

Week 12 – BMW – Models: R1200GS, R1200GS Adventure, HP2 Mega Moto, HP2 Enduro, R1200RT, R900RT, R1200R, R1200ST, R1200S, HP2 Sport manufactured between 4 December 2002 and 5 April 2011. During servicing of brake discs or when wheels are changed, the bolts may be tightened with excessive tightening torque. Cracks may appear in the wheel flange as a result. The cracks may, in the worst-case scenario, lead to the bolts breaking.

Week 11 – Piaggio, Scarabeo, Aprilia & Derbi. – Type/number of model: MP3 300 LT Hys; Beverly 125 i.e.; Vespa LXV 125 i.e.; Vespa S 125 i.e.; Vespa LX 125 FL i.e.; MP3 300 LT; MP3 250 LT; X7 250; Vespa GTS Super 125; Vespa GTS Super 300; X EVO 250; Nexus 125 i.e.; MP3 250 RL; Nexus 300; Vespa GTS 250 ABS; SCARABEO 300; Beverly Tourer 300; Vespa GTV 250; MP3 250 FL; Vespa GTS 250; X7 300; SCARABEO 125 i.e.; Beverly Cruiser 250; SPORT CITY 300; MP3 125 FL i.e.; Vespa GTV 300; Carnaby Cruiser 300; Beverly Tourer 250; Beverly 300; SCARABEO 250 LIGHT; Carnaby 250; X7 125 i.e.; MP3 300; Vespa LX 150 FL i.e.; SCARABEO 200 i.e.; Vespa S 150 i.e.; Beverly 250 E3; Atlantic 300; RXV 450; PEGASO 650 STRADA; PEGASO 650 ENDURO; PEGASO 650 FACTORY; SPORT CITY 250; ATLANTIC 250; SXV550; RXV550; GP1 250 Race (LS); Rambla 250; Rambla 300. Vehicles manufactured between 2008 and 2010 are affected. At raised temperatures the fuel pump impeller might jam and give rise to starting difficulties or cause the engine to stop while in motion.

Week 9 – Harley Davidson – Dyna FXDF and FXDF 103. There may be corrosion in the banjo bolt threads of the front brake. The thread might consequently break and the banjo bolts loosen. This could cause deterioration in brake performance and a possible collision.

Week 7 – Polaris Victory Motorcycles – Various models. The fuel pump in affected motorcycles may have been incorrectly crimped during manufacture. This may cause the fuel pump to seize and, if the machine is being ridden, the motorcycle will stall. If this happens it will greatly increase the risk of a crash/collision.

Week 5 – Harley-Davidson – Models: Dyna and Softail (2012). The front brake master cylinder may experience corrosion in the threads for the brake line banjo bolt. If this condition remains undetected, it could result in a sudden loss of brake fluid, which could lead to a loss of front brake function, possibly resulting in a crash.

Week 4 – Harley Davidson – Model: FLS Softail (2014-2015). The front indicator lights may not operate owing to an incorrect programming configuration in the Body Control Module. This could cause an accident.

Week 4 – Brammo – Models: Empulse and Empulse manufactured in 2014. The tyre tread may separate from the front tyre. This may lead to loss of air pressure in the tyre and cause the rider to fall.

Week 3 – Peugeot – Model: LXR200 manufactured in 2012 and 2013. The piston pins in the motorcycles concerned may break, resulting in the engine suddenly cutting out. There is a risk of the rider falling from the motorcycle.

Week 1 – Triumph – Tiger Explorer. The side stand pivot bolt may fracture under abusive loads.


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