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Motorcycle Equipment Recall - Brembo Front Master Cylinders

By Walter F. Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  18E018000
Component:  Service Brakes, Hydraulic
Manufacturer:  Brembo S.p.A.
Recall Date: 4/5/2018
Potential Number of Units Affected: 80,081
Defect Summary:
Brembo S.p.A. (Brembo) is recalling certain motorcycle front brake master cylinders, part numbers 10.4623.62 and 10.4623.63. The piston within the front brake master cylinder may crack and fail.
Consequence Summary:
If the front brake master cylinder piston fails, the loss of front braking ability can increase the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary:
Brembo has notified the motorcycle manufacturers that built motorcycles with the affected master cylinders, and they are conducting recalls to have their dealers replace the pistons with aluminum ones, free of charge. Notifications began December 31, 2017.

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