In the official notice issued through the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, the defect is described as a manufacturing fault in the material of the fuel pump inlet cover which may cause it to swell and prevent the pump impeller from operating.
“If this fault occurs in the motorcycles fuel pump, the engine may stop suddenly whilst riding and there is a potential the rider may lose control of the motorcycle and cause an accident,” the notice says.
VIN (Vehicle identification numbers)of affected scooters are: MLHNF04U1D5000001 to MLHNF04U8D5000352.
Owners are advised to contact an authorised Honda dealer and arrange to have their motorcycle repaired “at their earliest opportunity”.
The Honda dealer will install a new fuel pump, with a countermeasure Inlet Cover, at no cost to the owner.
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