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New motorcyles in Rapex


Publication date: 29 June 2009


Rapex weekly overview (week 26)

 

6
0816/09
Greece

Category: Motor vehicles
Product: Motorcycles - OHLINS front fork

Brand: Ducati
Type/number of model: Streetfighter S model years 2010, 1198 S model years 2009, 1098 R model years 2009.

Description: The recall affects motorcycles with the following frame numbers for EU models:
- STREETFIGHTER S from frame No. ZDMF100AA9B000068 to ZDMF100AA9B002082,
- 1198 S from frame No. ZDMH704AA8B020786 to ZDMH704AA9B025026,
- 1098 R from frame No. ZDMH702AB8B021458 to ZDMH702AB9B024905.

Country of origin: Italy

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because on the affected motorcycles there is a possibility of cracking of the right-hand side fork bottom-end clamp situated at the front wheel shaft pinch bolts. As a result, the fork could break, causing a risk of a fall for riders.

 

 

Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer.

 

 

48
0746/09
Spain

Category: Motor vehicles
Product: Motorcycles

Brand: SUZUKI
Type/number of model: GSXR1000 K5-K6, years 2005 and 2006

Description: The recall concerns the following models:
GSX-R1000K5: JS1B6111100100302 to JS1B6111100107283,
GSX-R1000K6: JS1B6111100108058 to JS1B6111100116030

Country of origin: Japan

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because the frame may crack and/or break on the side below the steering head tube. The cracking or breaking are the result of certain uses that cause extreme fatigue to the frame, such as extended or extreme wheelies or other stunts.

 

Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer.

 

 

Germany
Netherlands
Poland

 

 

 

 

Source: RAPEX


 
 
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