December 8, 2011 – According to reports, approximately 126,000 Honda Goldwing motorcycles are being recalled due to braking issues. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Honda a recall has been issued for approximately 126,000 motorcycles. The Honda Goldwing motorcycles, according to Honda have a braking issue that involves the secondary brake master cylinders that can cause the rear brakes to drag.
The brake issue increases the risk of motorcyclists being involved in an accident and the heat that could be generated by Pokies the dragging brake could cause a fire. Honda stated that the Goldwings affected were manufactured between 2001 and 2012 and are the GL1800 model. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Honda, consumers will be notified in January. Owners of the affected Goldwings will be instructed to take the bikes to Honda dealers, where mechanics will inspect and replace the secondary master cylinder free. Consumers contacting Honda for more information about the recall can use the S03, as the identifier by Honda.