Manufacturing or assembly errors may result in the affected motorcycles having driveshaft universal joint bearings that may prematurely wear which can cause the universal joint to separate or break.
If the universal joint separates, the motorcycle would stall.
If the universal joint breaks, it may interfere with the swing arm and lock the rear wheel.
Either condition could increase the risk of a crash.
The recall began on December 29, 2015, however parts may not be available until mid-2016.
Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-800-999-1009.
Honda’s number for this recall is JW2.
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.