We had an inclination that the continuing Brembo grasp cylinder recall would hit the Husqvarna FS450 supermoto within the USA, after seeing a notice for it within the European market, and immediately we get affirmation that that is the case.
For these not within the loop, this information facilities round a defect with the Brembo PR15 and PR16 line of grasp cylinders, which might see their polymer pistons fracture throughout extreme use. Ought to the piston fracture, the grasp cylinder might cease working, thus inflicting the entrance brakes to fail.
Due to this, a bevy of bike manufacturers have needed to recall their high-performance bike choices with the Nationwide Freeway Site visitors Security Administration.
Thus far, now we have seen recollects from Aprilia, Ducati, KTM, MV Agusta, and now Husqvarna.
Whereas the opposite recollects pertained to avenue bikes, Husqvarna’s recall impacts all three years of the track-only Husqvarna FS450 supermoto mannequin, 2016 through 2018, as a result of they use the Brembo PR15 grasp cylinder.
Giving us extra data now for the US market, Husqvarna North America says that it’ll inform affected clients with a private letter, which can ask them to right away contact their native Husqvarna dealership about performing this recall.
As you’d anticipate, any work achieved by a Husqvarna seller to treatment the Brembo grasp cylinder scenario might be carried out freed from cost to FS450 house owners.
All Husqvarna house owners can verify on-line within the ‘Service’ space of Husqvarna Bikes’ web site to find out if their bike is affected by this recall. In the meantime, additional data on all approved sellers might be discovered on the ‘Supplier Part’ of Husqvarna Bikes’ web site.
Asphalt & Rubber was the primary publication to publish in regards to the scope of this large recall from Brembo. You may view all our tales on this topic by following this hyperlink, which incorporates Brembo’s somewhat pithy public assertion on the matter.
Supply: Husqvarna North America