Monday

Ducati is Recalling Certain Motorcycles Due to Gear Shift Knob May Detach

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V835000
Manufacturer Ducati North America
Components POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected 2,705
Summary
Ducati North America (Ducati) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Ducati Monster 1200, Monster 821, SuperSport and SuperSport S motorcycles. The shift lever may have been incorrectly assembled, possibly resulting in the shift knob detaching from the lever.
Remedy
Ducati will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the gear lever shift knob tightness, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 25, 2019. Owners may contact Ducati customer service at 1-888-391-5446.
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Ducati is Recalling Certain Motorcycles Due to Oil Cooler Port May Crack Causing an Oil Leak

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V834000
Manufacturer Ducati North America
Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,663
Summary
Ducati North America (Ducati) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Ducati Panigale V4, V4 S, and V4 SP motorcycles. The oil cooler output port may crack, causing an oil leak.
Remedy
Ducati will notify owners, and dealers will replace the oil cooler, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 24, 2019. Owners may contact Ducati customer service at 1-888-391-5446.
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BMW is Recalling a Certain Motorcycle Due to Engine Connecting Rods May Loosen

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V830000
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected 1
Summary
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling one 2019 F850GS motorcycle. The engine connecting rods may not have been installed properly, possibly causing them to become loose and disconnect over time.
Remedy
The motorcycle has not yet been sold, and the dealer will replace the engine, free of charge, prior to sale. The recall is expected begin in December 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

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Polaris is Recalling Certain Vehicles Due to Backup Camera Failure/Loss of Taillight

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V809000
Manufacturer Polaris Industries, Inc.
Components BACK OVER PREVENTION
Potential Number of Units Affected 11,371
Summary
Polaris Industries (Polaris) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Polaris Slingshot, Slingshot SL and Slingshot SL LE motorcycles equipped with a backup camera. The back-up camera may fail internally, possibly melting the voltage regulator and blowing the fuse for that circuit, thereby preventing the taillight from functioning properly. 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.
Remedy
Polaris will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the back-up camera, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 6, 2018. Owners may contact Polaris at 1-855-863-2284. Polaris' number for this recall is T-18-04.

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Ducati is Recalling Certain Motorcycles Due to Vibrations May Distort Rear View Mirror Images

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V793000
Manufacturer Ducati North America
Components VISIBILITY
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,676
Summary
Ducati North America (Ducati) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Ducati Supersport motorcycles. Vibrations may distort the images in the mirrors, reducing the driver's visibility.
Remedy
Ducati will notify owners, and dealers will replace the mirrors with new mirrors, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 7, 2019. Owners may contact Ducati customer service at 1-888-391-5446.

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Tuesday

Yamaha is Recalling Certain Motorcycles Due to Insufficiently Tightened Engine Oil Hose Flare Nut

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V730000
Manufacturer Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA
Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,902
Summary
Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain 2015-2018 Yamaha SR400 motorcycles. The engine oil line flare nut may be insufficiently tightened, allowing oil to leak onto the rear tire.
Remedy
Yamaha will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the flare nut connection. If oil is not leaking, the nut will be tightened. If oil is leaking, the engine oil line will be replaced and the flare nut will be tightened, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 29, 2018. Owners may contact Yamaha customer service at 1-800-962-7926.

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Yamaha is Recalling Certain Motorcycles Due to Corrosion of Wiring May Cause Loss of Control

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V695000
Manufacturer Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 4,736
Summary
Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain 2012-2013 Yamaha XTZ12 Super Tenere motorcycles. Over time, a gap may develop in the protective sealant where the lead wires of the accelerator position sensor (APS) and throttle position sensor (TPS) connect to the electronic control unit (ECU). This may cause corrosion on the wires, preventing the engine from returning to idle after the throttle is released.
Remedy
Yamaha will notify owners, and dealers will bypass the wire lead connection with a new sub lead harness multi-connector, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in October 2018. Owners may contact Yamaha customer service at 1-800-962-7926. Yamaha's number for this recall is 990122.

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Suzuki is Recalling Certain Motorcycles Due to Fuel Pump O-ring Twisted Causing Fuel Leak

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V694000
Manufacturer Suzuki Motor of America, Inc.
Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected 6,928
Summary
Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Suzuki DL650A, DL650XA, GSX-R1000, GSX-R1000R, and 2018 GSX-S750 motorcycles. During installation, the fuel pump O-ring may have been twisted, reducing the sealing performance and possibly resulting in a fuel leak.
Remedy
Suzuki will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump O-ring and the fuel tank inner vessel, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in October 2018. Owners may contact Suzuki customer service at 1-800-934-0934. Suzuki's numbers for this recall are 2A86-2A88.

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Wednesday

Kawasaki is Recalling Certain Motorcycles Due to Center Stand May Drop Unexpectedly

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V580000
Manufacturer Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.
Components STRUCTURE
Potential Number of Units Affected 390
Summary
Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. (Kawasaki) is recalling certain 2018 Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX SE (ZXT02BJ) motorcycles. The pin for the center stand spring may have been improperly welded, and, as a result, the pin may shift or fall off resulting in the spring detaching and the center stand dropping to the ground unexpectedly and dragging while riding.
Remedy
Kawasaki will notify owners, and dealers will replace the left center stand bracket, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 19, 2018. Owners may contact Kawasaki customer service at 1-866-802-9381. Kawasaki's number for this recall is MC18-05.

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Tuesday

Polaris is Recalling Certain Motorcycles Due to Seatbelt Retractor May Separate and Fail

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V531000
Manufacturer Polaris Industries, Inc.
Components SEAT BELTS
Potential Number of Units Affected 10,658
Summary
Polaris Industries, Inc. (Polaris) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Polaris Slingshot S, Slingshot SL, Slingshot GT LE, and Slingshot SLR motorcycles. In the event of a crash, the seatbelt retractor on the side opposite of the impact may separate, preventing the seatbelt from locking.
Remedy
Polaris will notify owners, and dealers will install a kit that prevents the retractor from separating in the event of a crash, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 28, 2018. Owners may contact Polaris customer service at 1-855-863-2284. Polaris' number for this recall is T-18-03.
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Monday

Alta is Recalling Certain Motorcycles Due to Throttle Firmware May Cause Stall

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V502000
Manufacturer Alta Motors
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 215
Summary
Alta Motors (Alta) is recalling certain 2019 Alta Redshift EXR and 2018-2019 Alta Redshift MXR motorcycles. The software for the throttle control may fault if the throttle is rolled forward past the closed position, possibly resulting in a motorcycle stall.
Remedy
Alta will notify owners, and dealers will install an update for the throttle software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in August 2018. Owners may contact Alta customer service at 1-415-230-0755. Alta's number for this recall is SVC-ESB-18-004.
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Yamaha is Recalling Certain Motorcycles Due to Drive Chain Guard Bolts May Loosen

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V483000
Manufacturer Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA
Components POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected 3,493
Summary
Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain 2018 Yamaha MT-07J, MT-07JC, XSR700J, and XSR700JC motorcycles. The bolts that connect the drive chain guard to the swingarm may loosen, possibly causing the chain guard to contact the drive chain and break.
Remedy
Yamaha will notify owners, and dealers will replace both chain guard mounting bolts, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in August 2018. Owners may contact Yamaha customer service at 1-800-962-7926. Yamaha's number for this recall is 990120.

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Ducati is Recalling Certain Motorcycles Due to Rear Brake Pad Friction Material May Detach

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V480000
Manufacturer Ducati North America
Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected 72
Summary
Ducati North America (Ducati) is recalling certain 2018 Ducati Panigale V4, Panigale 959, Panigale 1299 FE, and Hypermotard motorcycles. The friction material on the rear brake pads may detach from the backing plate.
Remedy
Ducati will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear brake pads. Brake pads from the affected batch will be replaced, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 15, 2018. Owners may contact Ducati customer service at 1-888-391-5446.
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Tuesday

MV Agusta is Recalling Certain Motorcycles Due to Fork Axle Carrier Defect May Cause Loss of Control

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V458000
Manufacturer MV Agusta USA, LLC
Components SUSPENSION
Potential Number of Units Affected 22
Summary
MV Agusta USA, LLC (MV Agusta) is recalling certain 2018 MV Agusta Brutale 800 Dragster RC, F3 800RC, and F3 800 motorcycles. These vehicles are equipped with a fork axle carrier that may have damaged threads which can cause excessive play of the wheel clamping screw.
Remedy
MV Agusta will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the threaded holes in the fork axle carriers, and if necessary replace the fork leg, free of charge. Owners are advised to not ride their motorcycles until the repair has been performed. The recall began July 20, 2018. Owners may contact MV Agusta customer service at 1-215-781-1770. MV Agusta's number for this recall is 18RC02.

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Suzuki is Recalling Certain Motorcycles Due to Brake Light May Not Illuminate

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V441000
Manufacturer Suzuki Motor of America, Inc.
Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected 191
Summary
Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain 2018 Suzuki DR-Z400S and DR-Z400SM motorcycles. During assembly the resin that fills the rear brake stop lamp switch may have adhered to the internal contacts, which can prevent the brake lamp from illuminating.
Remedy
Suzuki will notify owners, and dealers will install a new stop lamp switch assembly, free of charge. The recall began on July 16, 2018. Owners may contact Suzuki customer service at 1-800-934-0934. Suzuki's number for this recall is 2A84.

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Indian is Recalling Certain Motorcycles Due to Air in the Anti-Lock Brake System

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V416000
Manufacturer Indian Motorcycle Company
Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected 4,185
Summary
Indian Motorcycle Company (Indian) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Indian Scout, Scout Sixty, and Scout Bobber motorcycles. The Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) may have air left in the system after the assembly process.
Remedy
Indian will notify owners, and dealers will bleed the front and rear anti-lock brake system, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in July 2018. Owners may contact Indian customer service at 1-877-204-3697. Indian's number for this recall is I-18-07.
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BMW is Recalling Certain Motorcycles Due to Side Stand or Frame Damage

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V408000
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components STRUCTURE
Potential Number of Units Affected 2,376
Summary
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2017-2018 BMW G310R and 2018 BMW G310GS motorcycles. Over time, repeated use and loading of the side stand could cause damage to the side stand and the motorcycle's frame.
Remedy
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the frame, installing a reinforcement plate and new side stand, or the frame will be replaced if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 7, 2018. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

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Friday

Ducati is Recalling Certain Motorcycles Due to Hoses Near Exhaust Manifold May Melt Causing Fire

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V371000
Manufacturer Ducati North America
Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,462
Summary
Ducati North America (Ducati) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Ducati Supersport, and Supersport S motorcycles. The Airbox blow-by and fuel tank overfill hoses may be routed too close to the exhaust manifold, which may cause the hoses to melt.
Remedy
Ducati will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the hose routing and correct as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 11, 2018. Owners may contact Ducati customer service at 1-888-391-5446.

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Monday

Rebel West is Recalling Certain Vehicles Due to Missing Rear Side Reflex Reflectors

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V326000
Manufacturer Rebel West Powersports LLC
Components VISIBILITY
Potential Number of Units Affected 1
Summary
Rebel West Powersports LLC (Rebel West) is recalling one 2018 Rebel R4 LSV vehicle. The vehicle did not have rear side reflex reflectors. As such, this vehicle fails to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."
Remedy
Rebel West notified the owner, and rear reflex reflectors were installed, free of charge. No owner notification letter will be mailed. Owners may contact Rebel West customer service at 1-602-842-5100. Rebel West's number for this recall is recall1.
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