Honda is Recalling certain 2001-2010 and 2012-2015 GL1800, 2001-2005 GL1800A and 2013-2015 GL1800B motorcycles

WASHINGTON, D.C. November 4, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject : Rear Brakes may Drag

Report Receipt Date: OCT 23, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V700000
Component(s): SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 145,219

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

HONDA

HONDA

HONDA

Model

GL1800

GL1800A

GL1800B

Model Year(s)

2001 – 2010, 2012 – 2015

2001 – 2005

2013 – 2015

Manufacturer: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)

SUMMARY:
American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (Honda) is recalling certain model year 2001-2010 and 2012-2015 GL1800, 2001-2005 GL1800A and 2013-2015 GL1800B motorcycles. The rear brakes of the affected motorcycles may drag after the brakes are released.

CONSEQUENCE:
A rear brake that drags may increase the risk of a vehicle crash. Additionally, extended riding with the rear brake dragging could generate enough heat to result in a fire.

REMEDY:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the secondary brake master cylinder and the rear brake master cylinder, and flush the brake fluid, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-866-784-1870. Honda’s number for this recall is JV6. Note: This recall supercedes recall 14V-472.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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