Honda Recalls 45,000 Motorcycles
Honda has recalled 45,153 motorcycles due to electrical issues. The following bikes are included in the recall: 2013-2015 ST1300PA (police motorcycle), 2014-2015 CB500, CBR500, CRF250L, CBR650, CTX700, NSS300, VT750, VT1300, 2015 CB300F, CBR300, CBR600, and 2014-2016 NC700.
Honda says on the affected motorcycles, sealant may have been incorrectly applied to the starter relay switch, and as a result, the electrical system may have a loss of power.
If one of these motorcycles lose power, the engine can stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace any affected starter relay switch, 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 JS9 and JT0.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.