Brembo brakes on the LiveWire host

Brembo recall on host of models

A global recall on Italian Brembo brakes has the potential to affect a host of premium models just as two major Brembo recalls did in 2018. The problem can cause a “catastrophic brake failure”, the notice says. It has been caused by the use of too much nickel in the pads which can becoming porous, allowing …

Read more

Ducati factory closure

Virus forces motorcycle factory closures

The list of motorcycle factory closures due to the coronavirus pandemic is growing daily. Ducati has now announced it will extend the closure of its factory in Bologna until 25 March 2020 and Brembo and Yamaha have closed their European factories. Moto Morini, KTM, Husqvarna and GasGas had already closed their factories in Italy and Austria. …

Read more

Motorcycle Accident Law - The Logistics Of Motorcycle Defects And safety Recalls drop

Motorcycle safety recalls rise in 2018

There were 37 motorcycle safety recalls in 2018, up nine from the previous year, according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. It is the second highest number of recalls in the past 10 years: 28 in 2017, 39 in 2016, 30 in 2015, 28 in 2014, 20 in 2013, 24 in 2012, 16 in 2011, …

Read more

Brembo second brake recall

Brembo in second major safety recall

Italian brake manufacturer Brembo has been stopped in its tracks with a second major product safety recall on its products this year. In January, Brembo issued a global safety recall on radial master cylinder pistons in 15mm and 16mm diameters produced between 2015 and 2017. The recall affected thousands of motorcycles from manufacturers such as …

Read more

KTM 1290 Super Duke next generation

KTM Australia joins global Brembo recall

KTM Australia has finally joined the global recall for the Brembo brake problem that has resulted in thousands of European bikes recalled around the world. The official Australian recall notice says bikes affected are 2015-17 model 690 Duke R, 1290 Super Duke R /SE and 1290 Super Duke GT. Vehicle Identification Numbers (VIN) of the 486 …

Read more

Ducati Scrambler Cafe Racer - neo BRembo recall tail

Ducati and Husqvarna join Brembo recall

Australian recalls have finally been issued for Ducati and Husqvarna models in the global Brembo recall which also affects Aprilia, KTM and MV Agusta. Ducati Australia told us on January 20 that they would join the global recall of faulty Brembo front brake master cylinders. However, it has taken more than two weeks for the Department …

Read more

KTM to join Australian Brembo recall

KTM to join global Brembo recall

KTM has confirmed it will join the worldwide recall for the Brembo brake problem that has seen thousands of European bikes recalled around the world. The Austrian manufacturer will commence a global recall in February of “street models” that could be affected by a possible defect with a part on the Brembo front radial master …

Read more

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 …

Read more

Brembo PR16 master cylinder safety recalls fault brembo recall cheap piaggio

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 …

Read more

Brembo PR16 master cylinder safety recalls fault brembo recall cheap piaggio

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 …

Read more