Honda Recalls Grom Motorcycles and Forza Power ScootersHonda has recalled 10,076 of its popular 2014 Grom 125 motorcycles and 2014 Forza NSS300 Power Scooters due to fuel-system issues.
Honda says the resin bracket inside the fuel pump may swell, interfere with the impeller, and potentially lead to a fuel pump failure. If this occurs, the motorcycle may stall, increasing the risk of a crash.Honda says the 2014 Grom 125 motorcycles were manufactured June 12, 2013, to September 24, 2014, and the 2014 Forza-NSS300, and NSS300A power scooters from June 18, 2013, to May 21, 2014.Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump with an updated fuel pump, free of charge. The recall began November 28, 2014. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-310-783-2000. Honda’s number for this recall is JL1 NSS300 (Forza) and JL2 Grom (Grom125).NOTES: Owners may also contact the Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
This week we ride two genre-departing motorcycles from the established American manufacturers. Jess McKinley gives us his thoughts on the all new Harley-Davidson Pan America Special, and Ron Lieback gives his on Indian’s latest version of the FTR 1200 S.