Ohlins RXF 48 Fork Recall
Ohlins USA has recalled “about 50” of its Ohlins RXF 48 forks for motocross and off-road motorcycles. Ohlins USA says the RXF 48 front fork may break or detach, increasing the risk of a crash.
The affected Ohlins RXF 48 forks were sold in stateside stores from November 2014 through May 2015 for about $3,500. The RXF 48mm forks are yellow with a large “O” and a small “TTX” on the front, and each leg is about 37-inches long.
The product and batch numbers are stamped on the silver-colored front fork bottom piece, and the following are included in the recall:
Ohlins RXF 48 Product Number/Batch Number:
- FGKT 1586/309632
- FGHO 1596/309640
- FGKT 1596/309628
- FGKT 1596/138461
Consumers should stop using motocross bikes with these front forks immediately and contact Ohlins for free replacement and installation of a new cartridge kit in the fork.
Ohlins USA at (800) 336-9029 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or online at www.ohlinsusa.com and click on Important Safety Recall.