Honda has issued a recall for all 2018 Honda CRF250R motorcycles due to an issue with the clutch basket and judder spring. Under certain conditions, the clutch basket can break and possibly cause the engine to lock up, increasing the risk of a crash and injury hazard. Honda will contact all registered owners of the motorcycle and the necessary repairs will be made at Honda dealerships at no cost.
For more information, contact Honda Motorcycle Customer Support at 866-784-1870, or online at powersports.honda.com.
The full press release from Honda is posted below…
American Honda is conducting a safety recall, in conjunction with CPSC, to replace the clutch basket and judder spring on all 2018 CRF250R motorcycles. Under certain conditions, the clutch basket can break and possibly cause the engine to lock up, increasing the risk of a crash and injury hazard.
All registered owners will receive a letter about the safety recall. The clutch basket and judder spring will be replaced with modified parts and the repair will be carried out at no cost to the owner. Dealers have been instructed to stop selling new or used 2018 model-year CRF250R motorcycles until the issue has been rectified.