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Kawasaki Z1000

Kawasaki Recall (#2010225)

Models Involved: 2010 ZR1000DAF

Number of Vehicles: 200

Problem: On certain motorcycles, under severe riding conditions the left front brake hose may contact left front brake rotor during extremely heavy application of the front brake. This can cause brake fluid to leak creating the potential for a crash resulting in injury or death.

Correction: Dealers will inspect the front brake hose and replace it if required. Additionally, the front brake hose will be repositioned to prevent contact with the brake rotor.



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BMW G650X

BMW Recall (#2010229)

Models Involved: 2007 G650X Challenge and G650X Moto, and 2007–2009 G650X Country

Number of Vehicles: 178

Problem: On certain motorcycles, the chain roll pin roller between the fuel tank and the top chain run could break.

This may cause the rear wheel to lock up if fragments become lodged between the chain and the pinion, causing the potential for a crash.

Correction: Dealers will repair affected vehicles.


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Kawasaki EX650

Kawasaki Recall (#2010230)

Models Involved: 2009 EX650C9F and 2010 EX650CAF

Number of Vehicles: 670

Problem: On certain motorcycles, the right rear portion of the lower fairing can interfere with the operator’s footwear while applying the rear brake.

This could
diminish the operator’s control over brake force application or distract the operator, creating the potential for a crash resulting in personal injury or death.

Correction: Dealers will install an updated footrest guard and fairing bracket.


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Yamaha V-Max

Yamaha Recall (#2010242)

Models Involved: 2009 VMX17YB

Number of Vehicles: 80

Problem: On certain motorcycles, there could be excessive electrical resistance in the ground wire for the Accelerator Position Sensor (APS) and Throttle Position Sensor (TPS) due to an insufficiently crimped connection. Excessive resistance can cause incorrect signals to be sent to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) which could lead to unstable engine idle speed and/or keep idle speed from falling below about 3000 rpm when the throttle is released preventing a proper return to idle that could result in loss of control and an accident with injury or death.

Correction: Dealers will repair the affected vehicles.



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Harley-Davidson Fat Bob

Harley-Davidson Recall (#2010244)

Models Involved: 2010 FXDF

Number of Vehicles: 143

Problem: On certain motorcycles, the fork leg assemblies may have been incorrectly assembled with the wrong springs. The affected vehicles will have reduced suspension effectiveness, which may result in reduced traction on irregular road surfaces. An affected motorcycle will also have a different lean angle when parked on the side-stand, possibly affecting parking stability. This condition increases the risk of a crash.

Correction: Dealers will inspect and repair as necessary the affected motorcycles.


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Ducati Multistrada 1200

Ducati Recall (#2010255)

Models Involved: 2010 Multistrada 1200

Number of Vehicles: 36

Problem: On certain motorcycles, the throttle cables may come into contact and chafe on the upper edge of the radiator during normal operation. A chafed cable may affect the motorcycle’s throttle operation and could cause it to become inoperative or seize open, resulting in the risk of damage to the motorcycle or a hazard to the rider.

Correction: Authorized Ducati dealers will secure the throttle cables to the frame.


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Ducati Multistrada 1200S

Ducati Recall (#2010256)

Models Involved: 2010 Multistrada 1200S

Number of Vehicles: 86

Problem: On certain motorcycles, the center stand pivot screws may come loose during normal operation. If the screws back out, the center stand may detach, presenting a ground clearance hazard or coming into contact with the rear wheel and final drive system of the motorcycle while it is in motion. This may lead to damage to the motorcycle or present a hazard to the rider.

Correction: Authorized Ducati dealers will repair affected motorcycles.


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Ducati Multistrada 1200

Ducati Recall (#2010261)

Models Involved: 2010 Multistrada 1200

Number of Vehicles: 0

Problem: This notice is provided for information purposes only as no affected motorcycles were sold in Canada. On certain motorcycles, an incorrect screw may have been installed in the steering head assembly.

Correction: The manufacturer will inspect and replace as necessary the screw with one that meets specification.


1 COMMENT

  1. Kawi 650: rear brake? what?

    Harley: Wrong springs in the fork? am I reading this correctly? Really? ….. Really?

    At least it’s not just BMWs this time.

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