The list of motorcycles affected by the April 2015 Ohlins TTX36 rear shock recall has expanded to include certain 2014 model year Honda CBR1000S (otherwise known as the CBR1000RR Special Edition) models manufactured December 9, 2013 to March 28, 2015 and 2015 CBR1000S models manufactured October 20, 2014 to February 27, 2015. Honda released the recall notice through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and estimates there are 504 units potentially affected by the recall.On affected units, the “nut on the damper rod for these shock absorbers may loosen, resulting in a loss of damping and the possible disassembling of the shock.”
Honda plans to notify owners of affected models. Dealers are being instructed to remove the shock assembly and ship it to Ohlins’ service center for repair. The shock will then be sent back to the dealer for reinstallation. All work will be performed free of charge.
Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-866-784-1870 for more information. Honda’s recall ID number is JQ3.
Owners may also go to www.safercar.gov or call the NHTSA Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 for more information. The NHTSA campaign ID number for this recall is 15V230000.
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