American Honda Motor Co. is recalling 2,933 Honda Genuine Accessory Centerstand Kits, part number 08M70-MJP-G50, sold for possible installation on 2016-2018 Africa Twin motorcycles.
The circlip can break allowing the centerstand to detach.
If the centerstand detaches while the motorcycle is moving, it can become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash. If the centerstand detaches while the motorcycle is parked on the centerstand, the motorcycle can fall over, increasing the risk of injury.
What to do
Honda will notify all registered owners of 2016-2018 Honda Africa Twins advising them that if they purchased the affected centerstand kit, not to use it and to take the motorcycle to a dealer. Dealers will replace the circlip and washer, free of charge.
The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-866-784-1870. Honda's number for this recall is KJ5.