BRP is Recalling ALL 2013 Can-Am Spyder RT motorcycles

26 02 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 26, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: High Engine Compartment Temperatures , 1 INVESTIGATION(S)

Report Receipt Date: FEB 19, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V095000
Component(s): ENGINE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 5,165

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

CAN-AM

Model

SPYDER RT

Model Year(s)

2013

Manufacturer: Bombardier Recreational Products Inc.

SUMMARY: Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. (BRP) is recalling all model year 2013 Can-Am Spyder RT motorcycles. Prolonged idling or slow speed riding in warmer temperatures may result very high temperatures in the engine compartment.

CONSEQUENCE: Very high temperatures in the engine compartment may increase the risk of skin burns or a vehicle fire.

REMEDY: The remedy for this recall campaign is still under development. BRP will send an interim notification to owners in February 2015, and will mail a second notice when a remedy is available. Owners may contact BRP customer service at 1-888-272-9222.

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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Piaggio is Recalling certain 2008 – 2011 Vespa scooters

19 02 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 19, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Defective Fuel Pump may Result in Stall

Report Receipt Date: FEB 04, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V066000
Component(s): FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,613

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

PIAGGIO

PIAGGIO

PIAGGIO

PIAGGIO

PIAGGIO

PIAGGIO

PIAGGIO

PIAGGIO

PIAGGIO

PIAGGIO

PIAGGIO

PIAGGIO

Model

BV 250

BV 300

MP3 250

VESPA GTS 250

VESPA GTS 300

VESPA GTS SUPER 250

VESPA GTS SUPER 300

VESPA GTV 250

VESPA GTV 300

VESPA LX 150

VESPA LXV 150

VESPA S 150

Model Year(s)

2009 – 2010

2010

2009 – 2010

2008 – 2010

2010 – 2011

2008 – 2010

2010 – 2011

2008 – 2010

2010 – 2011

2011

2011

2011

Manufacturer: Piaggio Group Americas. Inc.

SUMMARY: Piaggio Group Americas Inc. (Piaggio) is recalling certain model year 2008-2010 Vespa GTS 250, GTV 250, GTS Super 250, 2011 Vespa LX 150, LXV 150, S 150, 2010-2011 Vespa GTS 300, GTV 300, GTS Super 300, 2009-2010 Piaggio MP3 250, BV 250 Tourer, and 2010 BV 300 Tourer motorcycles. Due to a defective fuel pump, the affected motorcycles may stall while being operated or may fail to restart after being shut off for 15-20 minutes.

CONSEQUENCE: If the motorcycle stalls, there is an increased risk of a crash.

REMEDY: Piaggio will notify owners, and dealers will replace the defective fuel pump, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 16, 2015. Owners may contact Piaggio customer service at 1-212-380-4433.

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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KTM North America Recalls KTM and Husqvarna Enduro Motorcycles Due to a Crash Hazard

12 02 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 12, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL SUMMARY

Name of product: Off-road motorcycles

Hazard: The front fork pistons can become stuck within the fork leg and cause the operator to lose control of the motorcycle and crash.

Remedy: Repair

Consumer Contact: KTM North America Inc. toll-free at (888) 985-6090 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.ktmusa.com and click on Dealer & Service, then select Service or at www.husqvarna-motorcycles.com and click on Dealers & Services, then select Service Check for more information.

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RECALL DETAILS

Units: About 2,864 KTM brand and 457 Husqvarna brand

Description: This recall involves model year 2015 KTM brand and Husqvarna brand Enduro motorcycles with 125cc to 300cc, 2-cycle engines and 250cc to 450cc, 4-cycle engines.

Recalled KTM motorcycles are orange and black with the KTM logo on both sides of the shrouds covering the fuel tank. The engine size is printed on both sides of the rear fender below the rear of the seat.

Recalled Husqvarna motorcycles are white with blue and yellow markings. The Husqvarna logo and engine size are on both sides of the shrouds covering the fuel tank.

Model year 2015 motorcycles will have the letter F in the 10th position of the vehicle identification number (VIN). The VIN is located on the right side of the steering head.

Incidents/Injuries: None

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop riding the recalled motorcycles and schedule an appointment with an authorized KTM or Husqvarna dealer for a free recall service check. Recalled motorcycles will be repaired free of charge. KTM is contacting consumers directly.

Sold at: KTM and Husqvarna Motorcycles authorized dealers nationwide from June 2014 to October 2014 for between $6,000 and $11,000.

Manufacturer(s): KTM-Sportmotorcycle AG, of Mattighofen, Austria

Importer(s): KTM North America Inc., of Amherst, Ohio

Manufactured in: Austria

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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Brammo is Recalling certain 2013 – 2014 Empulse and Empulse R motorcycles

11 02 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 11, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Oil may Leak from Breather onto Rear Tire

Report Receipt Date: FEB 02, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V053000
Component(s): POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected: 149

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

BRAMMO

BRAMMO

Model

EMPULSE

EMPULSE R

Model Year(s)

2013 – 2014

2013 – 2014

Manufacturer: Brammo, Inc.

SUMMARY:
Brammo, Inc. (Brammo) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Empulse and Empulse R motorcycles manufactured November 19, 2012, to July 8, 2014. Oil leaking from the transmission breather tube may blow onto the rear fender and tire.

CONSEQUENCE:
If oil leaks and contacts the rear tire, a loss of control may occur, increasing the risk of crash.

REMEDY:
Brammo will notify owners, and dealers will install a new transmission breather baffle kit, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 12, 2015. Owners may contact Brammo customer service at 1-541-482-9555.

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 is Recalling certain 2015 Slingshot motorcycles

2 02 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 2, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Steering Rack Assembly may Disengage

Report Receipt Date: JAN 21, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V022000
Component(s): STEERING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,896

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

POLARIS

Model

SLINGSHOT

Model Year(s)

2015

Manufacturer: Polaris Industries, Inc.

SUMMARY:
Polaris Industries, Inc. (Polaris) is recalling certain model year 2015 Slingshot motorcycles manufactured August 26, 2014, to January 9, 2015, and 2015 Slingshot SL motorcycles manufactured August 18, 2014, to January 10, 2015. In the affected motorcycles, the upper pinion bearing may fail on the steering rack assembly, resulting in the pinion gear disengaging from the steering rack.

CONSEQUENCE:
If the steering pinion gear disengages from the steering rack, a loss of steering control could result, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
Polaris will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering rack assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in January 2015. Owners may contact Polaris customer service at 1-855-863-2284. Polaris’ number for this recall is SLI-15-02.

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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Porsche is Recalling certain 2011-2012 Cayenne S Hybrid and Panamera S Hybrid vehicles

27 01 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 27, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Fuel Injection System may Leak

Report Receipt Date: JAN 20, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V016000
Component(s): ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,368

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

PORSCHE

PORSCHE

Model

CAYENNE S HYBRID

PANAMERA S HYBRID

Model Year(s)

2011 – 2012

2011 – 2012

Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

SUMMARY:
Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Cayenne S Hybrid, and Panamera S Hybrid vehicles manufactured April 26, 2011, to August 2, 2012. The fuel injection system may leak.

CONSEQUENCE:
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increase a the risk of a fire.

REMEDY:
Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel rails, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243.

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 is Recalling certain 2015 Slingshot motorcycles

27 01 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 27, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Roll Hoops Not Meeting Specifications

Report Receipt Date: JAN 20, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V020000
Component(s): STRUCTURE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,577

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

POLARIS

Model

SLINGSHOT

Model Year(s)

2015

Manufacturer: Polaris Industries, Inc.

SUMMARY:
Polaris Industries, Inc. (Polaris) is recalling certain model year 2015 Slingshot motorcycles manufactured August 26, 2014, to December 16, 2014, and 2015 Slingshot SL motorcycles manufactured August 18, 2014, to December 15, 2014. The affected motorcycles may be equipped with roll hoops that do not meet hardness specifications.

CONSEQUENCE:
If the roll hoops do not meet strength specifications, in the event of a rollover crash they may not provide proper protection, increasing the risk of a personal injury.

REMEDY:
Polaris will notify owners, and dealers will replace the roll hoops, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 26, 2015. Owners may contact Polaris customer service at 1-651-408-7579. Polaris’ number for this recall is SLI-15-01.

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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