Recall: American Honda CRF450R Motocross Off-road Motorcycles
On 2017-09-05, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding American Honda CRF450R Motocross Off-road Motorcycles due to a potential crash and injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2014 for about $8700.
About 6,000 units are involved in this American Honda Motor Company off-road motorcycle recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Off-Road Motorcycles & Dirt Bikes category in 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 30 similar recalls,
involving about 200,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
The transmission gear can break, posing crash and injury hazards.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves all model year 2015 and 2016 Honda CRF450R motocross off-road motorcycles with 450cc, 4-cycle engines. The motorcycles are red, black and white and have "Honda" and "CRF450R" printed on both sides. The model year is printed on a label located at the front right top of the frame, near the steering head. Vehicle identification numbers (VIN) ending in 7FK400015 through 6FK403360, for the 2015 model, and 36GK500009 through 1GK502993, for the 2016 model, are included in this recall. The VIN is stamped on a nameplate located in the frame at the front right, near the steering head.
These items were sold new+ at Authorized Honda Powersports dealers nationwide from September 2014 through August 2017 for about $8,700.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled motorcycles and contact an authorized Honda Powersports dealer to schedule a free inspection and free repair. Honda is contacting all known purchasers directly.
American Honda toll-free at 866-784-1870 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PTMonday through Friday or online at http://powersports.honda.com/ and click on RecallInformation at the bottom of the page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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