Archive for the ‘Motorcycle Problems by Model’ Category

BMW Recalls F650 GS and F800 GS Model Motorcycles

Thursday, January 7th, 2010

BMW is recalling model year 2008 through 2010 F650 GS and F800 GS motorcycles because of an problem where the engine stalls out during operation, potentially resulting in a crash. When the engine is running, a vacuum is created to draw fresh air into the canister that mixes with the fuel ...

BMW Recalls over 2000 K1300 Series Sports Tourers

Friday, December 18th, 2009

BMW USA have released a statement saying poor fuel quality may result in small deposits in the bike's throttle bodies, which in turn can cause engine problems at low revs. The problem can cause the motor to stutter or stall. It's reported the problem was discovered during quality control ...

Motorcycle Recalls from Harley Davidson and Subaru

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

Harley Davidson informed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) www.nhtsa.gov that the company discovered a defect that could affect 111,600 motorcycles which are being recalled for consumers safety, announced the New York Times, December 11, 2009. Harley-Davidson recalled the 2009-10 Touring, CVO and Trike motorcycles due to a hazard in ...

Zero Motorcycles Recall Due to Crash Hazard

Monday, October 19th, 2009

Zero Motorcycles Inc. has issued a recall on model year 2009 Zero X and Zero MX Electric Off-road Motorcycles. The throttle on the recalled motorcycles can become stuck in the open position or become disconnected. In the “Easy” or the “0-25” mode, this can lead to full power when ...

Ducati Recalls 2010 Streetfighter Motorcycles

Monday, September 28th, 2009

Ducati is recalling F1098S Streetfighter Motorcycles, model year 2010, where there is a problem with the Electronic Control Unit Ground Screw. Some may have been improperly tightened during production which can cause the engine to stall, increasing the risk of a crash. Concerned drivers can contact their Ducati dealer who ...

Motorcycle Recalls by Make and Model

Monday, September 21st, 2009

When a new or used motorcycle has problems or has defective parts that pose a danger to consumers, it may be recalled by the manufacturers and officially announced by the NHTSA or other government agencies. NHTSA provides a service for consumers where you can search by make and model: Motorcycle ...

Yamaha ATV Recall

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

Yamaha Motor Corp. issued a recall of more than 120,000 Yahama Rhino ATVs today. All Rhino 450 and 660 model vehicles are being recalled for repairs intended to prevent accidents that have resulted in 46 confirmed deaths and hundreds of injuries. These Yamaha Rhinos suffer from inherent design flaws that ...