Recall – American Honda has Recalled 2010/11 VT 750 for Electrical Problems

June 10, 2011 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
     HONDA / VT750 2010-2011
Manufacturer: HONDA (American Honda Motor Co.) Mfr’s Report Date: JUN 01, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V310000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected: 3,020
Summary:
 HONDA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 AND 2011 VT750 MOTORCYCLES PRODUCED FROM JUNE 25, 2009, TO MARCH 28, 2011. THE BANK ANGLE SENSOR MAY BE INCORRECTLY MANUFACTURED CREATING THE POSSIBILITY OF AN ERRONEOUS READING WHICH COULD CAUSE THE ENGINE TO STALL.
Consequence:
 AN ENGINE STALL, WHILE THE MOTORCYCLE IS BEING OPERATED, MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
 HONDA WILL REPLACE THE AFFECTED BANK ANGLE SENSORS. THE RECALL IS ESTIMATED TO BEGIN ON JUNE 20, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HONDA MOTORCYCLE CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-866-784-1870.
Notes:
 HONDA’S SAFETY RECALL NO. R80. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

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