June 30, 2001
2001 Honda GL1800 Motorcycles Recalled
Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting certain 2001
Honda GL1800 motorcycles, manufactured between October 2000 and March 2001.
On certain motorcycles, the crankshaft pulse
rotor, a device used for ignition timing, could fail, causing the engine to stall. This
sudden loss of engine power could lead to a crash.
8,107 motorcycles are affected by this recall.
Dealers will install a redesigned pulse rotor.
The manufacturer has reported that owner
notification began May 4, 2001. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a
reasonable time should contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009.
[NHTSA Recall No. 01V133]
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2001. For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service
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Regarding Auto Recalls
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auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.
Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
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