2016 Kawasaki ZX-10R gears

Kawasaki big Ninjas recalled over gears

Kawasaki is about to issue a recall for the Ninja ZX-10 and Ninja ZX-10RR over issues with several gears during “high-impact” shifts. Although Australia has yet to issue an official recall, it is expected to affect 2016 to 2018 ZX-10 models.  The recall says the transmission gears for second to fourth could break under “high-impact …

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MV Agusta joins Brembo fault recall

MV Agusta Australia is the fourth motorcycle company to join the global recall over a fault in Brembo front master cylinders. The other brands which issued official recalls last month are Aprilia, Ducati and KTM. (Click on the brands in the previous sentence to see which models are affected by the recall.) The MV Agusta models affected …

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Indian Roadmaster Classic on the Oxley highway wiring

Indian recalls Roadmaster over wiring issue

Indian Motorcycle Australia has joined a global recall of its 2015-2017 Roadmaster motorcycles over a wiring issue. The company says the jumper wiring harness in the top box was manufactured without silicone plugs that are intended to keep water out of the unused connector terminals. They say water may enter the top box wiring harness, potentially …

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2017 Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 RR brembo brake

Aprilia first with Brembo brake recall

Aprilia is the first manufacturer to issue an official safety recall in Australia over a Brembo brake failure that also affects some other European models. Australian company PS Importers issued the safety recall through the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission on certain 2015 to 2017 RSV4 1000 and Tuono 1100 (pictured above) models. The complete list …

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BMW R NineT Scrambler warning

BMW recalls models over warning light

BMW Australia has recalled their popular R nineT Scrambler (above), F Series bikes (F 700 GS, F 800 GS and F800 GS Adventure) and their scooters over a fault with an engine warning indicator light. The official Australian Competition and Consumer Commission notice says the warning light may not activate properly. “In the event of a …

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Motorcycle Riders Association of Queensland photo - riders at Federal Parliament mandatory recalls

Tougher laws on mandatory recalls

Proposed laws to toughen the government’s ability to enforce vehicle safety recalls will also include mandatory recalls for non-compliance. If the federal Road Vehicle Standards Bills are passed, the Australian Competitions and Consumer Commission will be able to clamp down on cheap Asian imports that flout our compliance rules. While there have been many recalls …

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Update on Brembo brake safety recalls

Australia seems to be lagging behind the rest of the world with safety recalls on a Brembo brake fault, so we have provided this update on the status. The fault is possible caressing in the plastic piston inside Brembo PR16 radial master cylinder units. they are being replaced with aluminium pistons. Brembo statement Brembo has …

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Brembo recall puts brakes on bikes

A fault in a Brembo master brake cylinder could affect a number of European motorcycle brands’ though official recalls are so far confined to the USA. The only bikes affected are Aprilia and Ducati fitted with a PR16 radial master cylinder unit which is usually paired with Brembo M50 calipers. Other bikes from Triumph and …

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BMW recalls R 1200 GS over forks issue

2017 better year for safety recalls

There were 28 safety recalls in 2017 in Australia for motorcycle, ATV and scooter faults which is the lowest number since 2014. There were 39 official safety recalls in 2016 which was the biggest number in five years: 30 in 2015, 28 in 2014, 20 in 2013, 24 in 2012 and only 16 in 2011. …

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Kawasaki Z125 Pro

Kawasaki recalls Z125 Pro over stalling

Kawasaki Motors Australia has joined a worldwide recall of the Z125 Pro fun bike over an engine stalling issue. The official recall notice, issued through the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says there may be a program error within the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) of the fuel injection system. “This error may cause engine RPM …

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