Honda Recall 15V230000

NHTSA Campaign ID Component Manufacturer Recall Date Units Potentially Affected
15V230000 Suspension Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) 04/17/2015 504
Defect Summary
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2014 Honda CBR1000S motorcycles manufactured December 9, 2013, to March 28, 2014, and 2015 Honda CBR1000S motorcycles manufactured October 20, 2014, to February 27, 2015. The affected motorcycles may have been built with an improperly manufactured rear shock absorber. The nut on the damper rod for these shock absorbers may loosen, resulting in a loss of damping and the possible disassembling of the shock.
Consequence Summary
If the damper rod nut loosens, shock absorber performance would be affected, possibly causing a loss of vehicle control and increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will remove the shock assembly and send it to the supplier’s service center for repair. Once repaired, the supplier’s service center will ship the shock assembly back to the dealer and the dealership will reinstall the shock on the motorcycle. This work will be performed free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-866-784-1870. Honda’s number for this recall is JQ3.

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