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Hot Ducati Panigale V4 recalled after fire

After a Canadian rider’s new Ducati Panigale V4 spontaneously burst into flame last month, the bike has now been official recalled throughout the world. The official recall notice issued through the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says “a fuel leak may occur from the filler plug when opening it or from the area under the …

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Piaggio recalls scooter over loose brakes

Piaggio Australia has recalled 683 Fly 150 3V scooters over an issue of loose brake discs. The official product safety review on the ACCC website says the brake disc fasteners could become loose. “Loose fasteners may protrude and contact other front suspension components and if left undetected cause brake failure to occur,” it says. A …

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Blipping throttle stalls Triumph Thruxton

Blipping the throttle while the clutch is in may make 2016-18 Triumph Thruxton and Thruxton R engines stall. Triumph has issued a global recall for a free recalibration of the engine management software on affected bikes. Owners will be advised and the official recall notice has been issued. VIN ranges of affected motorcycles Thruxton: VIN …

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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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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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Mandatory airbag recall on Honda Goldwings

Despite Honda issuing voluntary recalls and several pleas for owners of Goldwings to have their airbags checked, the ACCC has decided to enforce a mandatory recall. The recall is part of a worldwide issue affecting faulty Takata driver’s side airbag inflators which have been linked to 18 deaths. It involves more than 60 million vehicles …

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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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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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Honda recalls Fireblade over tank leak

Honda Australia has recalled the 2017 CBR1000RR Fireblade over a defective fuel cap seal that may allow fuel to leak from the tank, or water to enter. The official recall notice has been lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission: In the worst case scenario, water entering the fuel tank may cause the engine …

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