WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 15, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
RECALL Subject: Connecting Rod Bearing Retainer may Fail
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V528000
Component(s): ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 11,424
2015 – 2016
2015 – 2016
Manufacturer: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 CBR300RA, CBR300R and CB300F motorcycles. The affected motorcycles may have an improperly machined crankshaft which may result in the failure of the connecting rod bearing retainer.
If the connecting rod bearing retainer fails, the engine may stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the crankshaft assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 31, 2016. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-866-784-1870. Honda’s number for this recall is KB9.
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.
Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration