Last May, Honda motor company were notified by their brake modulator supplier that they were investigating a possible manufacturing error with certain brake modulators. On July 08, 2013 Honda determined that the defect is a safety related problem that requires a recall. The problem affects approximately two hundred and thirty five 2014 Honda CTX700 motorcycles.

According to the recall report, some ABS modulators installed on the affected motorcycles could become contaminated by an aluminum chip because of a manufacturing error that could cause the check valve to chp the edge of the bore in the body. If the chip becomes lodged in the check valves inlet or outlet during braking, the anti lock function may not perform properly. The wheel may unexpectedly skid greatly increasing the chance of an accident.

The owners of all previously sold affected motorcycles will be contacted by mail and asked to take their vehicle to a Honda motorcycle dealers to have th ABS modulator replaced. For more information about the braking problem contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009. Honda’s recall number is JB0.

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