July 5, 2022

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.

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Listed here are the VINs of affected bikes:

Automobile identification numbers
JH2SC82B1LK000084
JH2SC82U2LK000001
JH2SC82U4LK000002
JH2SC82U6LK000003
JH2SC82U8LK000004
JH2SC82UXLK000005
JH2SC82U1LK000006
JH2SC82U5LK000008
JH2SC82U7LK000009
JH2SC82U3LK000010
JH2SC82U5LK000011
JH2SC82U7LK000012
JH2SC82U9LK000013
JH2SC82U0LK000014
JH2SC82U2LK000015
JH2SC82U4LK000016
JH2SC82U6LK000017
JH2SC82U8LK000018
JH2SC82UXLK000022
JH2SC82U5LK000025
JH2SC82U7LK000026
JH2SC82U9LK000027
JH2SC82U0LK000031
JH2SC82U4LK000033
JH2SC82UXLK000036

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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.

To verify whether or not your bike has been recalled, click on on these websites: