Honda is Recalling certain 2015-2016 CBR300R and CB300F motorcycles

15 08 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 15, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Connecting Rod Bearing Retainer may Fail

Report Receipt Date: JUL 12, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V528000
Component(s): ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 11,424

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

HONDA

HONDA

Model

CB300F

CBR300R

Model Year(s)

2015 – 2016

2015 – 2016

Manufacturer: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)

SUMMARY:
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.

CONSEQUENCE:
If the connecting rod bearing retainer fails, the engine may stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
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.

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.

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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