Arctic Cat Recalls Off-Highway Utility Vehicles Due to Fuel Leak and Fire Hazard

29 07 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 29, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL SUMMARY

Name of product: Arctic Cat Prowler 500 HDX

Hazard: Fuel can leak from the fuel fitting at the throttle body, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Consumer Contact: Arctic Cat at (800) 279-6851 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.arcticcat.com and click on Customer Care, then Product Recall and List of Safety Bulletins for more information.

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RECALL DETAILS

Units:
About 2,700

Description:
This recall involves model year 2014 Arctic Cat Prowler 500 HDX and model year 2015 Prowler 500 HDX models. The recalled vehicles include vehicle identification numbers (VIN) from 303194 through 305166. The VIN number is located on the rear frame tube under the rear of the box. The vehicles are green, red, vibrant red metallic, or emerald green metallic. “Arctic Cat” is printed on each side of the hood. Also 500 is printed on each side on the front fenders, HDX on each side of the rear cargo box, and “Arctic Cat” on the cargo box tail gate.

Incidents/Injuries:
None reported.

Remedy:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Prowlers and contact an Arctic Cat dealer to schedule a free repair. Arctic Cat is contacting its customers directly.

Sold at:
Arctic Cat dealers nationwide from August 2013 to July 2015 for between about $11,000 and $12,400.

Manufactured in:
United States

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to help ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

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Honda is Recalling 45,153 motorcycles

29 07 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 29, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Report Receipt Date: JUL 08, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V439000
Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected: 45,153

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

HONDA

HONDA

HONDA

HONDA

HONDA

HONDA

HONDA

HONDA

HONDA

HONDA

HONDA

HONDA

HONDA

Model

CB300F

CB500

CBR300

CBR500

CBR600

CBR650

CRF250L

CTX700

NC700

NSS300

ST 1300PA

VT 1300

VT750

Model Year(s)

2015

2014 – 2015

2015

2014 – 2015

2015

2014 – 2015

2014 – 2015

2014 – 2015

2014 – 2015

2014 – 2015

2013 – 2015

2014 – 2015

2014 – 2015

Manufacturer: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)

SUMMARY:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 ST1300PA, 2014-2015 CB500, CBR500, CRF250L, CBR650, CTX700, NSS300, VT750, VT1300, 2015 CB300F, CBR300, CBR600, and 2014-2016 NC700 motorcycles. In the affected motorcycles, sealant may have been incorrectly applied to the starter relay switch, and as a result, the electrical system may have a loss of power.

CONSEQUENCE:
A loss of electrical power may cause an engine stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace any affected starter relay switch, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-866-784-1870. Honda’s number for this recall is JS9 and JT0.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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Polaris Recalls Youth RZR Due to Fire Hazard

24 07 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 24, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL SUMMARY

Name of product: Polaris Youth RZR recreational off-highway vehicle

Hazard: The vehicle’s fuel pump can leak, posing a fire hazard.

Consumer Contact: Polaris toll-free at (888) 704-5290, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.polaris.com and click on Product Safety Recalls for more information.

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RECALL DETAILS

Units: About 4,300

Description: This recall involves Model Year 2015 Polaris Youth RZR® 170 EFI recreational off-highway vehicles with model number R15YAV17AA/AF and VINs between RF3YAV170FT000076 and RF3YAV17XFT005141. To see the complete list, visit the firm’s website. The VIN is on the left-hand front frame tube. They were sold in both blue and red. The blue models have a “170 EFI” decal on the right and left side of the hood and an “RZR” decal on the right and left front fenders. The red models have a “170 EFI” decal on the right and left front fenders and a “RZR” decal on the right and left rear fenders.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Polaris RZR vehicles and contact their local Polaris dealer to schedule a free repair. Polaris is contacting its customers directly and sending a recall letter to each registered owner of an affected product.

Sold at: Polaris dealers nationwide from October 2014 through June 2015 for about $4,600.

Distributor(s): Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.

Manufactured in: Taiwan

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to help ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

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KTM is Recalling all 2014 1290 Super Duke R motorcycles

24 07 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 24, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Report Receipt Date: JUL 10, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V441000
Component(s): FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 640

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

KTM

Model

1290 SUPER DUKE R

Model Year(s)

2014

Manufacturer: KTM North America, Inc.

SUMMARY:
KTM North America, Inc. (KTM) is recalling all model year 2014 1290 Super Duke R motorcycles manufactured July 1, 2013, to April 30, 2014. The affected motorcycles may leak fuel from the threaded inserts at the rear of the gas tank.

CONSEQUENCE:
A fuel leak from the threaded inserts, in the presence of an ignition source, may increase the risk of a fire.

REMEDY:
KTM will notify owners, and dealers will seal the threaded inserts to prevent future fuel leaks. If the motorcycle shows evidence of an existing fuel leak at the threaded insert, the gas tank will be replaced. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in August 2015. Owners may contact KTM customer service at 1-888-985-6090. KTM’s number for this recall is TB 15XX.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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Harley-Davidson is Recalling 185,272 motorcycles

24 07 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 24, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Report Receipt Date: JUL 06, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V427000
Component(s): EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected: 185,272

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

HARLEY-DAVIDSON

HARLEY-DAVIDSON

HARLEY-DAVIDSON

HARLEY-DAVIDSON

HARLEY-DAVIDSON

HARLEY-DAVIDSON

HARLEY-DAVIDSON

HARLEY-DAVIDSON

HARLEY-DAVIDSON

HARLEY-DAVIDSON

HARLEY-DAVIDSON

HARLEY-DAVIDSON

HARLEY-DAVIDSON

HARLEY-DAVIDSON

HARLEY-DAVIDSON

Model

FLHP

FLHR

FLHRSE

FLHTCU

FLHTCUL

FLHTK

FLHTKL

FLHTKSE

FLHTP

FLHX

FLHXS

FLHXSE

FLTRUSE

FLTRX

FLTRZS

Model Year(s)

2014 – 2015

2014 – 2015

2014

2014 – 2015

2015

2014 – 2015

2015

2014 – 2015

2014 – 2015

2014 – 2015

2014 – 2015

2015

2015

2015

2015

Manufacturer: Harley-Davidson Motor Company

SUMMARY:
Harley-Davidson Motor Company (Harley-Davidson) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Road King (FLHR), Street Glide (FLHX), Street Glide Special (FLHXS), Electra Glide Ultra Classic (FLHTCU), Ultra Limited (FLHTK), Police Road King (FLHP), Police Electra Glide (FLHTP), CVO Ultra Limited (FLHTKSE), 2014 CVO Road King (FLHRSE), and 2015 Electra Glide Ultra Classic Low (FLHTCUL), Ultra Limited Low (FLHTKL), Road Glide (FLTRX), Road Glide Special (FLTRXS), CVO Street Glide (FLHXSE), and CVO Road Glide Ultra (FLTRUSE) motorcycles. The affected motorcycles have saddlebag mounting receptacles that may not adequately secure the saddlebags to the motorcycle.

CONSEQUENCE:
If a saddlebag is not adequately secured, it may separate from the motorcycle while riding, creating a road hazard and increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
Harley-Davidson will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected saddlebag mounting receptacles with updated receptacles, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 27, 2015. Owners may contact Harley-Davidson customer service at 1-800-258-2464. Harley-Davidson’s number for this recall is 0166.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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Mercedes-Benz is Recalling certain 2014 CLA 250C and 2014 CLA 45 AMG 4Matic vehicles

20 07 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (Motor Sports Newswire)-

Report Receipt Date: JUL 06, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V426000
Component(s): AIR BAGS , ELECTRICAL SYSTEM , VISIBILITY/WIPER
Potential Number of Units Affected: 43

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

MERCEDES-BENZ

MERCEDES-BENZ

Model

CLA250

CLA45 AMG

Model Year(s)

2014

2014

Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

SUMMARY:
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2014 CLA 250C vehicles manufactured September 10, 2014, to September 11, 2014, 2014 CLA 250C 4Matic vehicles manufactured September 13, 2014, to September 25, 2014, and 2014 CLA 45 AMG 4Matic vehicles manufactured September 10, 2014, to September 25, 2014. The affected vehicles have fuses that may have been incorrectly installed in the passenger side interior fuse boxes.

CONSEQUENCE:
If the fuses were not properly installed, they may lose electrical contact. In the event of a loss of electrical contact, certain systems may be impacted, including the function of the front passenger seat occupancy recognition system, the passenger side air bag indicator lamp, the instrument cluster and the windshield wipers. Should the function of the front passenger seat occupancy recognition system or the passenger side airbag indicator lamp be affected, the risk of injury for passengers in the event of a crash would be increased. Should the function of the instrument cluster and the windshield wipers be affected, the risk of a crash would be increased.

REMEDY:
MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the position and orientation of the fuses, and if necessary, replace the fuse box, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 7, 2015. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372. MBUSA’s number for this recall is 2015060007.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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Ferrari is Recalling certain 2015 Ferrari 458 Italia, 458 Spider, 458 Speciale, 458 Speciale A, California T, FF, F12 Berlinetta, and LaFerrari vehicles

17 07 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 17, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Report Receipt Date: JUL 07, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V433000
Component(s): AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 814

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

FERRARI

FERRARI

FERRARI

FERRARI

FERRARI

Model

458

CALIFORNIA T

F12 BERLINETTA

FF

LAFERRARI

Model Year(s)

2015

2015

2015

2015

2015

Manufacturer: Ferrari North America, Inc.

SUMMARY:
Ferrari North America, Inc. (FNA) is recalling certain model year 2015 Ferrari 458 Italia, 458 Spider, 458 Speciale, 458 Speciale A, California T, FF, F12 Berlinetta, and LaFerrari vehicles manufactured December 19, 2014, to April 29, 2015. The affected vehicles may be equipped with a driver side air bag module that was improperly assembled. This can cause the air bag to deploy in a rotated orientation.

CONSEQUENCE:
In the event of a crash, the deployment of the driver’s air bag in a rotated orientation increases the risk of injury.

REMEDY:
FNA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front Driver’s Side Air Bag Module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on July 30, 2015. Owners may contact Ferrari customer service at 1-866-551-2828. Ferrari’s number for this recall is 57.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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