Potentially missing welds on the fuel tank mounting bracket could cause gas to leak and increase the possibility of a fire on 2010 and 2016-2017 VT1300CX Fury models. Honda will replace the tank if deemed necessary, free of charge.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 27, 2017 –
If the welds are missing, the mounting bracket can separate from the tank, allowing fuel to leak and increasing the risk of a fire in the presence of an ignition source.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V805000
Manufacturer: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Components: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 20
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Summary: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2017 Honda VT1300CX Fury motorcycles and 2010 and 2016 Honda VT1300CX Fury motorcycles that received a replacement fuel tank. The fuel tank may be missing welds around the mounting bracket.
Remedy: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the fuel tank welds and, as necessary, replace the fuel tank, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in December 2017. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138.
Notes: 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.