Honda Recall of certain CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP motorcycles

210416 2021 Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP (678)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 16, 2021 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –

Honda Recall – Rear Cushion Connecting Plate(s) May Break

Broken plate(s) may cause a sudden drop to the vehicle height, increasing the risk of a crash or injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V249000

Manufacturer: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)

Components: STRUCTURE

Potential Number of Units Affected: 89

HONDA CBR1000RR 2021

Summary: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2021 CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP motorcycles. The rear cushion connecting plate(s) may have been installed incorrectly, which may cause the plate(s) to break.

Remedy: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, as necessary, replace both rear cushion connecting plates free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 7, 2021. Owners may contact Honda Powersports customer service at 1-866-784-1870. Honda’s number for this recall is KL9.

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

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 

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