Riders of Honda’s present mannequin CBR100RR Fireblades have been suggested to decelerate and perhaps even cease using the bike resulting from a problem that might trigger oil to dangerously leak on to the again tyre.
In keeping with the official recall discover issued by way of the Australian Authorities, warmth from the exhaust pipes may injury the oil cooler hose inflicting a leak.
They are saying it’s a “manufacturing challenge”, but it surely seems like a design fault to me.
And it’s critical.
“If the oil cooler hose turns into broken, it could result in a lack of engine oil on to the rear tyre,” warns the recall discover.
“The rear tyre might lose traction with out warning. This may occasionally result in critical harm or dying to the rider and different highway customers.”
When elements turn out to be out there house owners shall be contacted by Honda and requested to contact their nearest authorised Honda Bike Supplier to have their bike inspected and repaired freed from cost.
Till the inspection and restore are carried out, house owners of the 27 affected bikes are suggested to not experience above 5000rpm in first gear, as this might increase the temperature across the oil cooler outlet pipe and should end in hose being broken and an oil leak to happen.
In the event you discover an oil leak on the pre-ride inspection, cease using, and instantly contact your nearest Honda Australia supplier.
This solely the second recall notices this 12 months after a document variety of security recollects in 2021 after Yamaha recalled junior motocross bikes yesterday.
Listed here are the VINs of affected bikes:
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YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS ON RECALLS
Although producers and importers normally contact house owners when a recall is issued, the bike might have been bought privately to a rider unknown to the corporate.
Subsequently, Bike Author publishes all bike and scooter recollects as a service to all riders.
In the event you consider there’s an endemic downside along with your bike that must be recalled, contact the ACCC on 1300 302 502.
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