Reference : RM/2005/002
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Make: HONDA MOTORCYCLES
Model : GL1800A-1, GL1800A-2, GL1800-3
Launch Date : 25/04/2005
Numbers Involved : 501
Build Start Date : 01/02/2002
Build End Date : 01/02/2002

Concern : FRAME WELDS DO NOT MEET MANUFACTURERS SPECIFICATION
Description : Some of the frame welds are not to the manufacturers specification which in could lead to cracking of the affected welded joints. In the worst case, the welded area could break, resulting in rear suspension or lower cross member separation.
Remedial Action : Recall the machines that are likely to be affected. Any repairs will consist will consist of reinforcement of the welds where it is identified during the initial inspection that the weld bead shape is incorrect. A new counter-measure frame will be installed if it is identified that a reinforcement weld cannot be applied.
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