The affected motorcycles may have an improperly machined crankshaft which may result in the failure of the connecting rod bearing retainer.
If the connecting rod bearing retainer fails, the engine may stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
The recall is expected to begin August 31, 2016.
Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-866-784-1870.
Honda’s number for this recall is KB9.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.