Honda Recall of certain 2021 CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP motorcycles

220210 2021 CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP (678)

WASHINGTON D.C. – February 11, 2022 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –

Honda Recall  Oil Leak from Melted Oil Cooler Pipe

A ruptured oil cooler pipe can leak oil onto the exhaust pipe or rear tires, increasing the risk of a fire, crash, or injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V061000

Manufacturer: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)

Components: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Potential Number of Units Affected: 331

MAKE MODEL MODEL YEAR(S)
HONDA CBR1000RR 2021

Summary: Honda (American Honda Motor Co) is recalling certain 2021 CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP motorcycles. Under certain driving conditions, the exhaust pipe may overheat, which could melt the oil cooler pipe and cause it to rupture.

Remedy: Dealers will replace the oil cooler pipe and install a heat guard between the exhaust pipe and oil cooler pipe, free of charge. Letters notifying owners of the safety risk are expected to be mailed March 1, 2022. A second letter will be sent once the remedy is available. Owners are advised not to ride their motorcycle above 5,000 RPM in 1st gear until the recall repair is complete. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-866-784-1870. Honda’s number for this recall is KN3.

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.nhtsa.gov.

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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