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How to choose a 2018 Suzuki motorcycle



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How to choose a 2018 Suzuki motorcycle

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Recall Alert : Kawasaki Motors Corp

February 1, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V089000
Transmission Gears May Break


If the transmission gears break it can cause a loss of control, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V089000

Manufacturer Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 3,964

Summary


Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. (KMC) is recalling certain 2016-2018 ZX-10R and ZX-10RR (ZX1000R, ZX1000S, and ZX1000Z) motorcycles. A high impact force may cause the transmission gears to break during shifting.

Remedy


KMC will notify owners, and dealers will replace the 2nd, 3rd, 4th output gears and the 2nd input gear, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 15, 2018. Owners may contact KMC customer service at 1-866-802-9381. KMC's number for this recall is MC18-01.

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Recall Alert : 2015-2018 Polaris Slingshot

March 26, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V195000
Seat Belt or Seat Back may Detach; Seat may Slide

If the seat belt buckle or seat back detach from the seat base, there would be an increased risk of injury in the event of a crash. If the driver's seat unexpectedly moves, it can cause the driver to lose control of the motorcycle, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V195000

Manufacturer Polaris Industries, Inc.

Components SEAT BELTS, SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected 24,235

Summary

Polaris Industries, Inc. (Polaris) is recalling all 2015-2018 Polaris Slingshot motorcycles. The driver-seat and passenger-seat seat belt and seat back anchoring bracket may have been improperly welded. Additionally, differences in the seat assembly may prevent proper latching of the seat slider, allowing the driver's seat to move unexpectedly.

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Polaris will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the seat belt bracket and seat back welds, and the seat slider latching function. If the weld is missing or incomplete, or if the slider doesn't latch properly, the seat bases will be replaced, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 16, 2018. Owners may contact Polaris customer service at 1-855-863-2284. Polaris' number for this recall is T-18-01.

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Recall Alert : Zero Motorcycles Inc.

April 4, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V215000
Internal Cells in Battery may Short Causing Fire

An electrical short can increase the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V215000

Manufacturer Zero Motorcycles Inc.

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 218

Summary


Zero Motorcycles (Zero) is recalling all 2012 Zero S, Zero DS, and Zero DSP (Police) motorcycles. Cell pouches in the battery packs may wear from contact with the holders, allowing humidity to enter the pouch and cause an electrical short within the battery.

Remedy


Zero Motorcycles will notify owners and offer them a choice of either the repurchase of their motorcycle or a financial trade-assist towards a newer model year Zero Motorcycles motorcycle. The recall is expected to begin April 30, 2018. Owners may contact Zero customer service at 1-888-841-8085. Zero's number for this recall is SV-ZMC-018-383. Note: Since owners are advised to no longer ride or charge the affected motorcycles, Zero Motorcycles dealers will arrange for the collection of the affected motorcycle at no charge to the owners.

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Ducati Motorcycles To Get Radar Systems

Ducati Motorcycles To Get Radar Systems In 2020 — The Ducati Radar System Is Called ARAS


April 19, 2018


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Ducati motorcycles to get radar systems in 2020. Called, ARAS (Advanced Rider Assistance Systems), the technology is being developed as part of Ducati's '2025 Safety Road Map'. In addition to this, Ducati is also planning to implement ABS Cornering as a standard fitment.

The Italian motorcycle brand has always been at the forefront of riding safety and technology, along with performance. With ARAS, Ducati is moving one step forward in terms of motorcycle innovation.

ARAS employs both radars and sensors to provide real-time feedback on the surrounding environment. The project was started as early as 2016, with the participation of the Department of Electronics, Information and Bioengineering at Politecnico di Milano University. The main area of study was vehicle blind spots.



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Recall Alert : Indian Motorcycle Company

April 10, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V228000
Motorcycle may Start Unexpectedly


If the motorcycle starts unintentionally and is parked in an enclosed space, exposure to carbon monoxide may increase the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V228000

Manufacturer Indian Motorcycle Company

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 3,341

Summary


Indian Motorcycle Company (Indian) is recalling certain 2018 Indian Chief, Chief Classic, Chief Dark Horse, Chief Vintage, Chieftain, Chieftain Classic, Chieftain Dark Horse, Chieftain Elite, Chieftain Limited, Springfield, Springfield Dark Horse, Roadmaster, Roadmaster Elite, Roadmaster Icon, and Roadmaster Classic motorcycles. Corrosion may develop within the right combination switch, potentially resulting in the motorcycle starting without the user's intent if the key fob is near the motorcycle and the required safety interlock conditions are met.

Remedy

Indian will notify owners, and dealers will replace the right hand combination switch, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 19, 2018. Owners may contact Indian customer service at 1-877-204-3697. Indian's number for this recall is I-18-04.

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Recall Alert : 2018 Ducati

April 16, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V238000
Fuel Sprays When Cap is Removed


If fuel spills out of the tank when it is opened, it can increase the risk of a fire in the presence of an ignition source.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V238000

Manufacturer Ducati North America

Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected 692

Summary

Ducati North America (Ducati) is recalling certain 2018 Ducati Panigale V4, Panigale V4 S, and Panigale V4 Speciale motorcycles. Fuel may spray out of the gas tank when the tank cap is opened.

Remedy

Ducati will notify owners, and dealers will rework the fuel tank cap to improve the fuel tank's breathing capacity, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 17, 2018. Owners may contact Ducati customer service at 1-888-391-5446.

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Recall Alert : 2018 Ducati

April 16, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V239000
Fuel Leak from Tank Breathing System Valve Plug


A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V239000

Manufacturer Ducati North America

Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected 692

Summary

Ducati North America (Ducati) is recalling certain 2018 Ducati Panigale V4, Panigale V4 S, and Panigale V4 Speciale motorcycles. Fuel may leak from the gas tank's internal breathing system valve plug.

Remedy


Ducati will notify owners, and dealers will replace the plug and the O-ring, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 17, 2018. Owners may contact Ducati customer service at 1-888-391-5446.

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Recall Alert : Triumph 2018

May 9, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V302000
Turn Signal and Headlight Switches may Malfunction

If the turn signal and headlight switches do not function properly, there would be an increased risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V302000

Manufacturer Triumph Motorcycles America, LTD

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,242

Summary

Triumph Motorcycles America, LTD (Triumph) is recalling certain 2018 Street Triple R, Street Triple R - Low Seat and Street Triple RS motorcycles. Water may get into the left-hand combination switch on the handlebar and cause the turn signal switch and the headlight switch to malfunction.

Remedy

Triumph will notify owners, and dealers will replace the handlebar left-hand combination switch, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 31, 2018. Owners may contact Triumph customer service at 1-678-854-2010.

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Recall Alert : Polaris Slingshot

May 16, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V321000
Brake Pedal may Separate from Master Cylinder

If the brake pedal separates from the brake master cylinder, it would cause a loss of braking ability, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V321000

Manufacturer Polaris Industries, Inc.

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected 4,342

Summary

Polaris Industries, Inc. (Polaris) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Polaris Slingshot, Slingshot SL, Slingshot SLR, Slingshot SL Icon, and Slingshot GT LE motorcycles. The brake pedals may have been incorrectly installed, allowing the brake pedal to separate from the brake master cylinder.

Remedy

Polaris will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the engagement of the brake pedal retaining clip and reassemble it if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in June 2018. Owners may contact Polaris customer service at 1-855-863-2284. Polaris' number for this recall is T-18-02.

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