News Honda Recalls VT750 Motorcycles

Honda Recalls VT750 Motorcycles

Motorcycle Recall

Honda has recalled 3,020 VT750 motorcycles (Shadow, Phantom), model year 2010 and 2011, due to electrical system issues.

Honda says the VT750 motorcycles produced from June 25, 2009, to March 28, 2011, have defective bank angle sensors that could create an erroneous reading and cause the engine to stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

Honda will replace the affected bank angle sensors. The recall is estimated to begin on June 20, 2011. Owners may contact Honda Motorcycle Customer Service at 1-866-784-1870 (Honda Safety Recall No. R80.)

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or visit safercar.gov.

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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