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Motorcycle Recall - Ural

NHTSA Campaign ID:  07V372000
Component:  Power Train: Automatic Transmission
Manufacturer:  Irbit Motorworks of America
Recall Date: 08/10/2007
Potential Number of Units Affected: 308
Defect Summary:
On certain motorcycles built with a sidecar and equipped with Herzog transmission gear sets, the transmission main shaft is outside of acceptable tolerance due to incorrect manufacturing of transmission main shaft and specific retaining clips. The main shaft and retaining clips may be defective.
Consequence Summary:
Transmission damage, excessive gear wear, hard shifting, and possible failure can occur resulting in rear wheel lock up increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary:
The motorcycles will be inspected and if the transmission has defective shafts and retaining clips, the complete transmission will be replaced free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during August 2007. Owners may contact Irbit at 1-888-990-8484.

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