RECALL NEWS: Honda Recalls 2010-2016 VT750 Shadow Cruisers For Potential Stalling Issue

Engine vibration may cause the bank angle sensor wire to rub on the wire harness joint connector, resulting in loss of sensor signal.

Honda VT750 recall
2010-2016 Honda VT750 Shadow Recall
Honda will notify owners of certain 2010-2016 VT750 Shadows being recalled for a possible vibration-related electrical failure that could cause the engine to stall.©Motorcyclist

The following report is filed with the NHTSA:

Report Receipt Date: December 23, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V874000
Component(s): Electrical system
Manufacturer: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)

THE RECALL: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 VT750CA, VT750C2 and VT750C2F, 2011-2016 VT750C, 2013-2016 VT750CS, 2010-2016 VT750C2B and 2013-2014 VT750C2S motorcycles. Engine vibration may cause the bank angle sensor wire to rub on the wire harness joint connector, resulting in a loss of the sensor signal.

WHAT COULD HAPPEN: Without the bank angle sensor signal, the engine may stall while riding, increasing the risk of a crash.

THE FIX: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will relocate the joint connector and replace the bank angle sensor, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 19, 2016. Owners may contact Honda Motorcycle customer service at 1-866-784-1870. Honda's number for this recall is JW7.

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 safercar.gov.