Honda Recalls Motorcycles with Improperly Machined Crankshaft

The engine may stall, increasing the risk of a crash

Honda Recalls Motorcycles with Improperly Machined Crankshaft
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August 15, 2016

Honda is recalling more than 11,400 model year 2015-2016 CBR300RA, CBR300R and CB300F motorcycles.

The recalled motorcycles may have an improperly machined crankshaft which could result in the failure of the connecting rod bearing retainer.

If the connecting rod bearing retainer fails, the engine may stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

Honda will notify owners of the recalled motorcycles, and local dealers will replace the crankshaft assembly. All repairs related to this recall will be conducted free of charge.

This recall is expected to begin on August 31, 2016.

For additional information on this recall, owners may contact Honda at (866) 784-1870.