1981 Motorcycle Recalls

A 1981 motorcycle may be recalled by the manufacturer and officially announced by the NHTSA or other government agencies due to defective products or materials, safety alerts, or other dangers to consumers. Choose a make and model to view a complete list ...     read more
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Recent 1981 Motorcycle Recalls

SEAT BELTS:FRONT
SEAT BELT LATCH STALK (COATED WIRE CABLE BETWEEN THE SEAT BELT LATCH AND VEHICLE FLOOR ON THE INBOARD SIDE OF THE FRONT SEATS) CAN BECOME DAMAGED AND COULD BREAK AFTER EXTENSIVE BENDING.... more


SEAT BELTS:FRONT
SEAT BELT LATCH STALK (COATED WIRE CABLE BETWEEN THE SEAT BELT LATCH AND VEHICLE FLOOR ON THE INBOARD SIDE OF THE FRONT SEATS) CAN BECOME DAMAGED AND COULD BREAK AFTER EXTENSIVE BENDING.... more


SEAT BELTS:FRONT
WIDESPREAD LACK OF UNDERSTANDING ABOUT THE OPERATION OF WEBBING SENSITIVE AND DUAL SENSITIVE SEAT BELTS HAS LEAD TO NON-USE OF BELTS BY A NUMBER OF OWNERS. SOME BELTS RETRACTORS MAY JAM, BIND OR LOCK. THIS MAY DISCOURAGE THE USE OF THE SAFETY BELTS. ...... more


SEAT BELTS:FRONT
WIDESPREAD LACK OF UNDERSTANDING ABOUT THE OPERATION OF WEBBING SENSITIVE AND DUAL SENSITIVE SEAT BELTS HAS LEAD TO NON-USE OF BELTS BY A NUMBER OF OWNERS. SOME BELTS RETRACTORS MAY JAM, BIND OR LOCK. THIS MAY DISCOURAGE THE USE OF THE SAFETY BELTS. ...... more


WHEELS
WHEEL MAY DEVELOP CRACKS AND FRACTURES FROM OPERATING ON ROUGH ROADS. (SPOKES WILL PRIMARILY BE AFFECTED).... more


WHEELS
THE BALANCE WEIGHTS WHICH ARE ATTACHED TO THE FRONT WHEEL OF THE MOTORCYCLE MAY CAUSE THE FRONT TIRE TO LEAK AIR SLOWLY. IF THE AIR PRESSURE GETS LOW ENOUGH, THE TIRE MAY SHIFT ON THE RIM AND DEFLATE RAPIDLY.... more


WHEELS
THE BALANCE WEIGHTS WHICH ARE ATTACHED TO THE FRONT WHEEL OF THE MOTORCYCLE MAY CAUSE THE FRONT TIRE TO LEAK AIR SLOWLY. IF THE AIR PRESSURE GETS LOW ENOUGH, THE TIRE MAY SHIFT ON THE RIM AND DEFLATE RAPIDLY.... more


POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
THE BOLT WHICH SECURES THE DRIVE CHAIN SPROCKET TO THE TRANSMISSION OUTPUT SHAFT MAY LOOSEN DURING NORMAL OPERATION. IF THIS BOLT COMES LOOSE, THE SPROCKET MAY SEPARATE FROM THE SHAFT, RESULTING IN LOCK-UP OF REAR WHEEL.... more


POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
THE BOLT WHICH SECURES THE DRIVE CHAIN SPROCKET TO THE TRANSMISSION OUTPUT SHAFT MAY LOOSEN DURING NORMAL OPERATION. IF THIS BOLT COMES LOOSE, THE SPROCKET MAY SEPARATE FROM THE SHAFT, RESULTING IN LOCK-UP OF REAR WHEEL.... more


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