Polaris is Recalling certain 2009-2010 GEM eLXD hybrid electric vehicles

11 05 2015

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

RECALL Subject: Vehicle Frame may Crack

Report Receipt Date: APR 22, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V239000
Component(s): STRUCTURE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 628

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

GEM

Model

eLXD

Model Year(s)

2009 – 2010

Manufacturer: Polaris Industries, Inc.

SUMMARY:
Polaris Industries, Inc. (Polaris) is recalling certain model year 2009-2010 GEM eLXD L09GVHA4X and L10GVHA4X hybrid electric vehicles manufactured November 25, 2008, to December 30, 2010. The affected vehicles have frame welds between the cab and cargo bed that may crack.

CONSEQUENCE:
If the frame welds crack, the frame may fall and contact the pavement, stopping the vehicle suddenly and increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
The remedy for this recall is still under development. The recall is expected to begin in May 2015. Owners may contact Polaris customer service at 1-888-704-5290.

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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Honda is Recalling certain 2014 and 2015 Honda CBR1000S motorcycles

11 05 2015

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

RECALL Subject: Shock Absorber Damping Rod Nut may Loosen/Detach

Report Receipt Date: APR 17, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V230000
Component(s): SUSPENSION
Potential Number of Units Affected: 504

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle MakeHONDA ModelCBR1000S Model Year(s)2014 – 2015

Manufacturer: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)

SUMMARY:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2014 Honda CBR1000S motorcycles manufactured December 9, 2013, to March 28, 2014, and 2015 Honda CBR1000S motorcycles manufactured October 20, 2014, to February 27, 2015. The affected motorcycles may have been built with an improperly manufactured rear shock absorber. The nut on the damper rod for these shock absorbers may loosen, resulting in a loss of damping and the possible disassembling of the shock.

CONSEQUENCE:
If the damper rod nut loosens, shock absorber performance would be affected, possibly causing a loss of vehicle control and increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will remove the shock assembly and send it to the supplier’s service center for repair. Once repaired, the supplier’s service center will ship the shock assembly back to the dealer and the dealership will reinstall the shock on the motorcycle. This work will be performed 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 JQ3.

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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Triumph is Recalling certain 2014-2015 Daytona 675 R and Speed Triple R

8 05 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 8, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Shock Absorber Damping Rod Nut may Loosen/Detach

Report Receipt Date: APR 29, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V255000
Component(s): SUSPENSION
Potential Number of Units Affected: 566

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

TRIUMPH

TRIUMPH

Model

DAYTONA 675 R

SPEED TRIPLE R

Model Year(s)

2014 – 2015

2014 – 2015

Manufacturer: Triumph Motorcycles America, LTD

SUMMARY:
Triumph Motorcycles America, LTD (Triumph) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Daytona 675 R and Speed Triple R motorcycles manufactured January 1, 2014, to April 1, 2015. The affected motorcycles may have been built with an improperly manufactured rear shock absorber. The nut on the damper rod for these shock absorbers may loosen, resulting in a loss of damping and the possible disassembling of the shock.

CONSEQUENCE:
If the piston rod nut loosens, shock absorber performance would be affected, possibly causing a loss of vehicle control and increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
Triumph will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear shock absorber, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 13, 2015. Owners may contact Triumph customer service at 1-678-854-2010. Triumph’s number for this recall is SB524.

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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Yamaha is Recalling certain 2015 YZFR1M motorcycles

6 05 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 6, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Shock Absorber Damping Rod Nut may Loosen/Detach

Report Receipt Date: APR 14, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V221000
Component(s): SUSPENSION
Potential Number of Units Affected: 350

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

YAMAHA

Model

YZFR1M

Model Year(s)

2015

Manufacturer: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA

SUMMARY:
Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain model year 2015 YZFR1M motorcycles manufactured January 19, 2015, to March 23, 2015. The affected motorcycles may have been built with an improperly manufactured rear shock absorber. The nut on the damper rod for these shock absorbers may loosen, resulting in a loss of damping and the possible disassembling of the shock.

CONSEQUENCE:
If the piston rod nut loosens, shock absorber performance would be affected, possibly causing a loss of vehicle control and increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
Yamaha will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the motorcycles and replace any affected rear shock absorbers, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in May 2015. Owners may contact Yamaha customer service at 1-800-962-7926. Yamaha’s number for this recall is 990095.

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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Land Rover is Recalling certain 2015 LR4 vehicles

4 05 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 4, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Vehicle Control Systems may be Disabled

Report Receipt Date: APR 10, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V214000
Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM , ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,687

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

LAND ROVER

Model

LR4

Model Year(s)

2015

Manufacturer: Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC

SUMMARY:
Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Land Rover) is recalling certain model year 2015 LR4 vehicles manufactured August 19, 2014, to February 9, 2015. Due to an Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) software error, the Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), Roll Stability Control (RSC), Traction Control (TC) and Hill Decent Control (HDC) systems may be disabled.

CONSEQUENCE:
If these safety systems are disabled, a loss of vehicle stability and control may occur, increasing the risk of crash.

REMEDY:
Land Rover will notify owners, and dealers will update the ABS software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 5, 2015. Owners may contact Land Rover customer service at 1-800-637-6837. Land Rover’s number for this recall is P062.

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 is Recalling certain 2015 690 Enduro R motorcycles

1 05 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 1, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Vent Hose Clamp may Damage Rear Brake Line

Report Receipt Date: APR 08, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V210000
Component(s): SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 409

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

KTM

Model

690 ENDURO R

Model Year(s)

2015

Manufacturer: KTM North America, Inc.

SUMMARY:
KTM North America, Inc. (KTM) is recalling certain model year 2015 690 Enduro R motorcycles manufactured November 1, 2014, to February 28, 2015. The rear brake line from the ABS pressure modulator to the foot brake cylinder may have been damaged during the assembly process and/or be subject to subsequent damage caused by contact with the spring clamp of the crank case ventilation hose.

CONSEQUENCE:
A damaged brake line may cause a loss of rear braking ability, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
KTM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the positioning of the crank case ventilation hose clamp, correcting it as necessary. Any damaged brake line will be replaced. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact KTM customer service at 1-888-985-6090. Note: Owners are advised to not ride their motorcycle until the recall has been remedied.

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 certain 2015 XG500 and XG750 motorcycles

24 04 2015

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

RECALL Subject: Missing Rear Reflector Assembly/FMVSS 108

Report Receipt Date: APR 13, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V217000
Component(s): EXTERIOR LIGHTING , VISIBILITY
Potential Number of Units Affected: 8,904

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

HARLEY-DAVIDSON

HARLEY-DAVIDSON

Model

XG500

XG750

Model Year(s)

2015

2015

Manufacturer: Harley-Davidson Motor Company

SUMMARY:
Harley-Davidson Motor Company (Harley-Davidson) is recalling certain model year 2015 XG500 motorcycles manufactured January 28, 2014, to March 9, 2015, and 2015 XG750 motorcycles manufactured May 12, 2014, to March 9, 2015. The affected motorcycles may have been manufactured without a rear reflector assembly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.”

CONSEQUENCE:
If the motorcycle is missing the rear reflector it can reduce the vehicle’s visibility to other drivers, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
Harley-Davidson will notify owners, and dealers will install a rear reflector assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in April 2015. Owners may contact Harley-Davidson customer service at 1-800-258-2464. Harley-Davidson’s number for this recall is 0620.

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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