KK5 – Honda Monkey 125/A – Rear Carrier

October 17, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19E071000

Incorrect Rear Carrier Capacity Weight

An operator may unknowingly overload the rear carrier, which may cause the rear carrier to break and detach. If the rear carrier detaches while the vehicle is in motion, it can become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19E071

Manufacturer Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)

Components EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected 645

 

Summary

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling all Genuine Accessory Rear Carriers designed specially for 2019-2020 Monkey motorcycles. The rear carrier may fail when the carrying weight is below the stated limit.

 

Remedy

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will uninstall the rear carrier and provide a refund. The recall is expected to begin December 16, 2019. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-866-784-1870. Honda’s number for this recall is KK5.

 

Notes

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.


Monkey 125/A #1

ISSUED: OCTOBER 2019

 

Monkey 125/A – Rear Carrier

Honda is launching a SAFETY RECALL on the accessory Rear Carrier for Monkey 125/A motorcycles due to a potential defect that may allow the Rear Carrier to fall off the motorcycle while riding. A Rear Carrier that falls into the roadway poses a safety hazard to other roadway users.

Effective immediately, YOU MUST NOT SELL the following Accessory Rear Carrier:

08L70-K0F-A00 – Rear Carrier

 

SERVICE BULLETIN

Service Bulletin Monkey 125/A #1, which includes Safety Recall information, parts information, and warranty claim information will be available October 28, 2019.

 

PARTS INFORMATION

All dealers with affected accessory inventory must not sell or install the affected part. Dealers must immediately remove any Rear Carrier already installed onto a dealer-owned motorcycle. Make sure the above part number is removed from any Internet parts advertising by your dealership. A replacement part will not be offered. Dealer parts return and customer refund information will be provided October 28, 2019.

 

CUSTOMER NOTIFICATION

AHM intends to mail customer letters to all owners of a Monkey 125/A motorcycle as early as possible, subject to State registration information. Customers will be informed that their motorcycle may be affected by a Rear Carrier with a safety related defect and advised to discontinue using the Rear Carrier. Customers will also be informed that a refund will be offered in lieu of a replacement part.

Make sure all departments in your dealership are aware of this action.

Honda will update dealers with any new information as it becomes available.

If you have any questions, please contact TechLine or your District Service Manager.


BACKGROUND

Honda is launching a SAFETY RECALL on the accessory Rear Carrier for Monkey 125/A motorcycles due to a potential defect that may allow the Rear Carrier to break then fall off the motorcycle while riding. A Rear Carrier that falls into the roadway poses a safety hazard to other roadway users.

A replacement part will not be offered.

A refund will be provided instead of a replacement part.

Honda will notify all owners of Monkey 125/A motorcycles of this Accessory Safety Recall via letter by December 2019. Owners with a genuine Honda Rear Carrier installed on their motorcycle will be instructed to make an appointment with a Honda dealer to have the Rear Carrier removed from their motorcycle in exchange for a refund.

If a customer has a genuine Honda Rear Carrier part not installed on a motorcycle, the customer will be instructed to bring the part to a Honda dealer in exchange for a refund.

 

AFFECTED PART

DESCRIPTION P/N
Rear Carrier 08L70-K0F-A00

 

DEALER INVENTORY

Effective immediately, YOU MUST NOT SELL the following Accessory Rear Carrier:

08L70-K0F-A00 – Rear Carrier (Monkey 125/A)

Make sure the above accessory is removed from any advertising by your dealership.

Dealer inventory Rear Carrier parts must be returned on an OAR (reference Parts Division iN message for instructions).

A Rear Carrier already installed onto a dealer-owned motorcycle must be removed. See Claim Filing Information section for claim filing instructions.

 

CUSTOMER OWNED PART AND REFUND INFORMATION

If a customer brings in a Monkey 125/A motorcycle with a genuine Honda Rear Carrier installed (see Part Identification section), inform the customer of the Safety Recall for the Rear Carrier, remove the Rear Carrier from the motorcycle, and issue a refund to the customer in the amount of $204.00 in exchange for the part. This price reflects MSRP plus 10% sales tax.

If a customer brings in a genuine Honda Rear Carrier part, without a motorcycle, issue a refund to the customer in the amount of $204.00 in exchange for the part, and be sure to obtain the motorcycle’s VIN from the customer for warranty claim filing.

 

PARTS INFORMATION

There were two small washers removed during the installation of the Rear Carrier. These small washers MUST BE reinstalled onto the motorcycle after removing the Rear Carrier.

The two large washers in the assembly may have been deformed during installation of the Rear Carrier. Replace these large washers ONLY if deformed, otherwise reuse.

DESCRIPTION P/N QTY
Washer, small 90465-MM9-000 2
Washer, large* 90501-KWW-640 2

*Only replace if deformed, otherwise reuse.

 

PART IDENTIFICATION

Before removing any Rear Carrier from a Monkey 125/A motorcycle, inspect the Rear Carrier to ensure the part is a genuine Honda Rear Carrier, not an aftermarket accessory. This Service Bulletin only applies to a genuine Honda Rear Carrier (See image).

 

PART REMOVAL PROCEDURE

Refer to the instructions below to remove the Rear Carrier from the motorcycle and return the motorcycle to its original condition.

Rear Carrier Removal

1. Remove two socket head bolts. Remove the seat (as shown).

NOTICE: Be careful not to scratch the fuel tank when removing the seat.

2. Remove two cap nuts, two large washers, and two 8 mm flange bolts (as shown).

NOTE: If the two large washers are deformed, replace them with new washers (see Parts Information). If not deformed, reuse.

NOTE: Discard the two 8 mm flange bolts. Do not reinstall on the motorcycle.

 

Motorcycle Reassembly

1. Install two large washers, two small washers, and two cap nuts in the order shown. Tighten the cap nuts to the specification shown below.

Torque: 21 lbf·ft (3.0 kgf·m, 29 N·m)

NOTE: The two small washers were removed during installation of the Rear Carrier. These MUST BE reinstalled (see Parts Information).

2. Reinstall the seat in the reverse order of removal.

NOTICE: Be careful not to scratch the fuel tank when reinstalling the seat.

 



1 Affected Product

Equipment

BRAND PART NO. PRODUCTION DATES
HONDA REAR CARRIER

8 Associated Documents

Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc) – 10 28 2019 Subject Monkey 125/A Accessory Rear Carrier STOP SALE Notice and Part Return Request

RCMN-19E071-4285.pdf 144.531KB

Download (PDF, 141KB)


DEFECT INFORMATION REPORT

RMISC-19E071-4570.pdf 137.108KB

Download (PDF, 134KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19E071-1737.pdf 292.193KB

Download (PDF, 285KB)


Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19E071-8708.PDF 214.094KB

Download (PDF, 209KB)


Remedy Instructions and TSB

RCRIT-19E071-5441.pdf 42.421KB

Download (PDF, 41KB)


Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc) – October 14, 2019 Subject ACCESSORY STOP SALE NOTICE: Monkey 125/A – Rear Carrier Safety Recall

RCMN-19E071-1208.pdf 49.122KB

Download (PDF, 48KB)


Remedy Instructions and TSB

RCRIT-19E071-0736.pdf 314.918KB

Download (PDF, 308KB)


Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc) – 10/28/2019 Subject Monkey 125/A #1 Service Bulletin now available

RCMN-19E071-2347.pdf 38.217KB

Download (PDF, 37KB)


Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19E071&docType=RCL



 


 

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