July 1, 2022

There have been official 46 security recollects of bikes in Australia in 2021, the very best quantity monitored since 2009 and considerably greater than the earlier excessive of 37 in 2018.

There have been solely 28 motorbike recollects in Australia final 12 months, yet one more than the earlier 12 months which was the lowest quantity in seven years.

There have been 37 in 2018, 28 in 2017, 39 in 2016, 30 in 2015, 28 in 2014, 20 in 2013, 24 in 2012, 16 in 2011, 14 in 2010 and 23 in 2009.

Kawasaki has the ignominious honour of issuing essentially the most automobile security recollects final 12 months with eight, forward of Honda with seven, 5 for Ducati, Husqvarna and KTM, 4 for Triumph, three for Suzuki and BMW, two for Harley-Davidson and one every for Royal Enfield and Yamaha.

It’s a considerable change for Yamaha which final 12 months “high scored” with eight recollects in 2020.

KTM Australia was essentially the most affected importer with 12 recollects for the KTM, GasGas and Husqvarna bikes it imports into the nation.

The Husqvarna 701 fashions have been essentially the most recalled this 12 months with three recollects for numerous points.

Husqvarna Vitpilen 701

Different new fashions which hit the market and instantly had recollects have been Harley’s new Pan America and the Ducati Multistrada V4.

Recollects this 12 months ranged from the seemingly innocuous non-compliance points (which can nonetheless value homeowners with costly defect notices) to harmful issues of bake failures and engine stalling.

Despite the fact that producers and importers often contact homeowners when a recall is issued, the bike could have been bought privately to a rider unknown to the corporate.

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Subsequently, Motorcycle Author publishes all motorbike and scooter recollects as a service to all riders.

In case you imagine there may be an endemic downside along with your bike that ought to be recalled, contact the ACCC on 1300 302 502.

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