Honda Recall 14V472000

NHTSA Campaign ID Component Manufacturer Recall Date Units Potentially Affected
14V472000 N/A Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) 08/01/2014 126,000
Defect Summary
American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (Honda) is recalling certain model year 2001-2010 and 2012 GL1800 and 2001-2005 GL1800A motorcycles. The rear brakes of the affected motorcycles may drag after the brakes are released.
Consequence Summary
A rear brake that drags may increase the risk of a vehicle crash. Additionally, extended riding with the rear brake dragging could generate enough heat to result in a fire.
Corrective Summary
The remedy for this issue has not been determined. Honda will send owners an interim notification describing how to inspect their motorcycle for rear brake drag. A second notification will be sent when a remedy is available. The recall is expected to begin in September 2014. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-866-784-1870. Note: Motorcycles that were remedied under recall 11V-567 for rear brake drag must have their motorcycles remedied again under this campaign.

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