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Off Road Motorcycles Recalled

Off-Road Motorcycles Recalled by American Honda Motor Due to Risk of Swing Arm Weld Failure

November 13, 2008
Alert #09-708

The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Honda Off-Road Competition Motorcycles

Units: About 13,000

Manufacturer: American Honda Motor Co. Inc., of Torrance, Calif.

Hazard: The weld on the right side of the swing arm can fail, causing the rider to lose control and crash. This could pose a risk of injury or death to riders.

Incidents/Injuries: Honda has received two reports of swing arms cracking. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves model year 2007-2008 Honda CRF150R/RB motocross competition motorcycles.

Sold by: Honda motorcycle dealers nationwide from September 2006 through October 2008 for between $4,300 and $4,400.

Manufactured in: Japan

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled off-road motorcycles and contact any Honda dealer to schedule a free repair. Registered owners of the recalled motorcycles are being sent a direct notice.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Honda toll-free at (866) 784-1870 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.powersports.honda.com

Picture of Recalled Off-Road Competition Motorcycle     Picture of Recalled Off-Road Competition Motorcycle
Source: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

 

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