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Kawasaki H2 SX recall over centre stand

Kawasaki Australia has recalled the supercharged H2 SX super-tourer over an issue with the centre stand possibly falling off. The official notice issued through the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says “improper welding” between the centre stand spring mounting pin and left side centre stand bracket may cause the pin to shift or fall. Centre …

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Ducati set to recall Brembo bikes

Ducati Australia is set to join the global recall of faulty Brembo front brake master cylinders after confirming it has sent a recall notice to the Department of Infrastructure. It typically takes several days before the official notice is posted and Ducati Australia has not confirmed which bikes are affected. However, earlier official recalls in the …

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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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Brake fault recall for Moto Guzzi V7 III

Moto Guzzi has recalled its V7 III over a fault in the brake system. It is the first official recall notice issued by Moto Guzzi since July 2013. The official recall notice issued through the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says part of the ABS system pipe-work may contact or rub against other parts of …

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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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2017 Kawasaki Z900

Kawasaki recalls Z900 over rear shock

Kawasaki Motors Australia has joined a worldwide recall on the 2017 Z900 over an issue with the rear shock absorber. Bikes affected were sold nationally between January 1 and November 27, 2017. Check the VIN list at the end of this article to see if your Z900 is affected. The voluntary recall notice is issued through …

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Yamaha Tricity recalled on stalling

Yamaha Motor Australia has recalled its Tricity three-wheeler scooters over a potential for engine stalling. The official recall notice was issued through the Australian Competition and Consumer Commissions. It says the problem is caused by a primary fixed sheave nut that may loosen while riding due to inadequate tightening torque: If the nut loosens off, …

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Indian recall over halogen headlights

Only eight owners’ bikes are affected in a national recall of Indian Motorcycle models over a non-compliant halogen headlights. An official notice has been issued through the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. However, Indian Motorcycle Australia boss Peter Harvey says only eight owner bikes are affected. Four more are still not sold or registered. The …

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2016 Triumph Speed Triple S and R

Triumph recalls Speed Triples for electrical short

Triumph Motorcycles Australia has recalled the Speed Triple R and Speed Triple S over a possible electrical short and engine stall issue. The notice issued through the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says a bracket may interfere with the link lead. That could damage the outer protective sheathing and over time potentially expose the wire. Contact …

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Victory Magnum tourers

Victory Motorcycles recalls cruisers and tourers

Victory Motorcycles, axed in January by owners Polaris Industries, is recalling several heavy cruisers and tourers over a possible brake failure issue. The official recall notice was issued through the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. It says the affected the Magnum (main photo), Cross Country, Cross Country Tour and Cross Roads tourers and Hardball cruiser. When …

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