Honda Recalls Certain CBR1000RR and CBR1000RR SP Sportbikes For Faulty Fuel Tank Cap Seal

More than 2,000 Honda sportbikes are being recalled.

Honda is recalling 2,443 CBR1000RR and CBR1000RR SP motorcycles for a faulty fuel tank cap seal.Honda

The following motorcycle recall report is filed with the NHTSA:
Report Receipt Date: October 26, 2017
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V681000
Component(s): Fuel System
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,443
Manufacturer: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)

THE RECALL: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2017 Honda CBR1000RR and CBR1000RR SP motorcycles. There may be a gap between the fuel tank cap seal and the fuel filler neck which can allow water to enter the fuel tank.

WHAT COULD HAPPEN: If water enters the gas tank, the engine may stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

THE FIX: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel tank cap. If water has gotten into the fuel tank, the affected components will be replaced. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 4, 2017. Owners may contact 1-866-784-1870. Honda's number for this recall is KH7.

MORE RECALL INFORMATION: 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