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http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/cars/problems/recalls/recallsearch.cfm


Make / Models : Model/Build Years: APRILIA / MILLE R 2004-2006
CRG / RB-511 9999
CRG / RB-512 9999
DUCATI / 749 2003-2006
DUCATI / 999 2003-2006
YAMAHA / YZF-R1 2004-2006
YAMAHA / YZF-R6 2005-2006

Manufacturer :
CONSTRUCTORS RACING GROUP, LLC NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 06E035000 Mfg's Report Date : APR 27, 2006 Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1611

Summary:
CERTAIN CRG FRONT BRAKE LEVERS, MODEL RB-511 DESIGNED FOR USE ON 2004-2006 YAMAHA YZF-R1 MOTORCYCLES, AND 2005-2006 YAMAHA YZF-R6 MOTORCYCLES. MODEL RB-512 IS DESIGNED FOR USE ON 2003-2006 DUCATI 749 AND 999 MOTORCYCLES, AND ON 2004-2006 APRILIA MILLE R MOTORCYCLES. DUE TO A MISALIGNMENT OF THE PIVOT BORE, THE BRAKE LEVER COULD BECOME SEIZED IN THE BRAKE ENGAGED POSITION, THEREBY PREVENTING THE FRONT BRAKE FROM DISENGAGING.

Consequence:
A NON-RELEASE CONDITION COULD CAUSE DRAG ON THE FRONT BRAKE SYSTEM, WHICH COULD POSSIBLY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Remedy:
THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED THE AGENCY WITH A REMEDY AND NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONCACT CRG AT
831-763-7811.

Notes:
THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET CRG FRONT BRAKE LEVERS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON MOTORCYCLES MANUFACTURED BY YAMAHA, DUCATI, OR APRILIA. CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
 

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Nigel said:
THE BRAKE LEVER COULD BECOME SEIZED IN THE BRAKE ENGAGED POSITION, THEREBY PREVENTING THE FRONT BRAKE FROM DISENGAGING.
Ouch! That could ruin your day! Thanks for the heads-up.
 
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