CPSC: CRF250R Off-Road Motorcycles
On 2018-08-16, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a cpsc regarding CRF250R Off-Road Motorcycles due to a potential Crash and Injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in November 2017 for about $8000.
About 3,000 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 3rd recall of products in the Off-Road Motorcycles & Dirt Bikes category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 30 similar recalls,
involving about 200,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
The clutch outer can break, posing crash and injury hazards.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves all 2018 Model Year CRF250R off-road motorcycles. The recalled motorcycles were sold in a red color. The names "HONDA" and "CRF250R" are printed on the sides of the motorcycle. The model name and model year are printed on a name plate label located at the front right top of the frame, near the steering head.
These items were sold new+ at Authorized Honda Powersports dealers nationwide from November 2017 through July 2018 for about $8,000.
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 off-road motorcycles and contact their local authorized Honda Powersports dealer to schedule an appointment for a 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. PT Monday through Friday or online at http://powersports.honda.com/ and click on "Recall Information" at the bottom of the page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
American Honda has received 19 reports of clutch failure, including two that led to engine lock up. No crashes or injuries reported.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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