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RECALL: HONDA AFRICA TWIN RECALLED DUE TO STAND FAULT | Manufacture News | News

A recall has been issued for the Honda Africa Twin due to a fault with the stand retaining circlip. The issue is minor but needs to be addressed by your local Honda dealer.

The following information was provided by Product Safety Australia

Product description
An accessory Main Stand Kit for fitment to the Honda CRF1000 Adventure Touring Motorcycle.

What are the defects?
Due to improper heat treatment during manufacture, the retaining circlip may become brittle and break.

What are the hazards?
If the circlip breaks, the Main Stand may become dislodged from its mounting. If this occurs, the motorcycle may fall over when it is pulled onto the Main Stand, which may cause injury to the rider. If the Main Stand becomes dislodged while riding, it may fall onto the road and cause a danger to other road users.

What should consumers do?
Consumers should contact their nearest Honda dealer and arrange for their motorcycle to be inspected and repaired at their earliest opportunity.

For help finding a Honda dealer, consumers can go to http://www.honda.com.au (link is external).

Supplier: Honda Motorcycle and Power Equipment Pty Ltd
Traders who sold this product: Authorised Honda Dealers, nationally.
Where the product was sold: Nationally
Dates available for sale: 1 January 2016 – 15 June 2018

For more info, contact Honda Australia on (03) 9270 1348.