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2012 HONDA GL1800 RECALL (SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC)

Make: Honda
Model Year: 2012
Model: GL1800
NHTSA Campaign Number: 14V472000
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Vehicles Affected: 126,000
Owner Notified Date: 09/30/2014
Report Received Date: 08/01/2014
Record Creation Date: 08/01/2014

2012 Honda GL1800 DEFECT SUMMARY

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (Honda) is recalling certain model year 2001-2010 and 2012 GL1800 and 2001-2005 GL1800A motorcycles. The rear brakes of the affected motorcycles may drag after the brakes are released.

2012 Honda GL1800 DEFECT CONSEQUENCE SUMMARY

A rear brake that drags may increase the risk of a vehicle crash. Additionally, extended riding with the rear brake dragging could generate enough heat to result in a fire.

2012 Honda GL1800 RECALL CORRECTIVE SUMMARY

The remedy for this issue has not been determined. Honda will send owners an interim notification describing how to inspect their motorcycle for rear brake drag. A second notification will be sent when a remedy is available. The recall began in September 2014. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-866-784-1870. Note: Motorcycles that were remedied under recall 11V-567 for rear brake drag must have their motorcycles remedied again under this campaign.
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 www.safercar.gov.

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