Category: Recall Notice

Recall Reminder For BMW R 1200 GS and R 1200 GSA Owners

Recall Reminder For BMW R 1200 GS and R 1200 GSA Owners

BMW Motorrad Recall R 1200 GS and R 1200 GSAMotorcycle Life is reminding owners of BMW R 1200 GS and R 1200 GSA models that the company has officially issued a recall notice for the bikes due to a fork issue. The recall comes after many owners have complained for some time about persistent fork issues. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission are overseeing […]

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KTM Motorcycle Recall Notice

KTM Motorcycle Recall Notice

KTM Duke 390 MY2017We’re taking this opportunity to remind owners of a KTM 390 Duke that the ACCC has issued a recall on all 2017 models due to an software fault. An issue with the head light control unit or HLU may cause the LED headlight to reboot while riding. The instrument display may also lose information or switch […]

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Assassin 49cc Pee Wee Dirt Bikes Recalled

Assassin 49cc Pee Wee Dirt Bikes Recalled

Owners of a popular mini-bike sold in Australia are being urged to immediately stop using the bikes until a significant change in the braking system is made. The recall affects Assassin 49cc 2 Stroke Auto Kids Pocket Mini Dirt Bike Off-Road Pee Wee bikes sold between the 31st of December 2015 and the 1st of […]

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Possible Steering Damper Issue For 2016 Kawasaki ZX-10R

Possible Steering Damper Issue For 2016 Kawasaki ZX-10R

A small number of 2016  Kawasaki ZX-10R motorcycles sold in Australia between the 11th December 2015 and 22nd February 2016 could have an issue with the steering damper bracket. An ACCC recall notice has been issued stating that the steering damper bracket mounting bolts could break due to over tightening during assembly. The bracket may then separate from the frame and could cause interference with the steering. The affected models are ZX1000SGF (2016 Ninja ZX-10R ABS), ZX1000SGFA (2016 Ninja ZX-10R ABS KRT Replica), ZX1000SGFB (2016 Ninja ZX-10R ABS KRT Winter Edition), ZX1000RGFA (2016 Ninja ZX10R KRT Replica (non ABS)). Kawasaki Australia will contact customers with affected motorcycles by mail, advising them to contact their local Authorised Kawasaki Motorcycle Dealership to book their motorcycle in for repair.

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Victory Motorcycle Models Recalled For Breach Of Noise Regulations

Victory Motorcycle Models Recalled For Breach Of Noise Regulations

Many recent Victory models have been recalled because the motorcycles may not meet the required noise standards. The list of affected Victory models is: 2015 – 2016 Vegas 2015 – 2016 Hammer 2015 – 2016 Gunner 2015 – 2016 Judge 2015 – 2016 Highball 2015 – 2016 Jackpot 2015 Boardwalk The recall notice issued through the ACCC states that the noise levels may not meet the regulatory requirements even when the affected motorcycle is ridden under normal conditions. The regulatory requirements referred to are the noise emissions standard required by UN ECE R41 and ADR 83/00, which define limits on external noise generated by motor vehicles, motor cycles and mopeds. Owners are advised to contact their nearest dealer to arrange an inspection and possible repair of the motorcycle. Further information can be obtained from the ACCC or Victory Motorcycles Australia.

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