Honda Recalls 45,000 Motorcycles

Honda Recalls 45,000 Motorcycles Due to Electrical Issues
2014 Honda CBR650F

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