RECALL: Honda ST1300

July 15, 2011 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
     HONDA / ST1300 2008-2010
     HONDA / ST1300A 2008-2010
     HONDA / ST1300PA 2009
Manufacturer: HONDA (AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO.) Mfr’s Report Date: JUL 11, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V356000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,232
Summary:
 HONDA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008 THROUGH 2010 ST1300 MOTORCYCLES MANUFACTURED FROM NOVEMBER 15, 2007,THROUGH MAY 27, 2010, MODEL YEAR 2008 THROUGH 2010 ST1300A MOTORCYCLES MANUFACTURED FROM NOVEMBER 7, 2007, THROUGH APRIL 6, 2010, AND MODEL YEAR 2009 ST1300PA POLICE MOTORCYCLES, MANUFACTURED FROM NOVEMBER 18, 2008, THROUGH DECEMBER 8, 2009. WHEN THE REAR SUSPENSION OF THE MOTORCYCLE IS REPEATEDLY BOTTOMED OUT (FULLY COMPRESSED), THE REAR BRAKE RESERVOIR HOSE MAY BECOME DAMAGED AND LEAK BRAKE FLUID.
Consequence:
 THE RIDER WILL EXPERIENCE A LOSS OF REAR BRAKE PERFORMANCE OR FUNCTION WHICH INCREASES THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
 DEALER WILL REPLACE THE REAR BRAKE RESERVOIR HOSE FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE JULY 26, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009.
Notes:
 HONDA SAFETY RECALL NO. R86. 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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