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Old 02-Jun-2009, 10:17 PM
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Question 1198 Safety recall

just received in the post 2 letters referring to a 1198 safety recall. the codes quoted are 773 and 777. tried looking on the VOSA but nothing listed. Any one know what they are referring to?

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Old 02-Jun-2009, 11:49 PM
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Is it not the Ohlins forks falling to bits recall !!!
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just received in the post 2 letters referring to a 1198 safety recall. the codes quoted are 773 and 777. tried looking on the VOSA but nothing listed. Any one know what they are referring to?

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James
773 is about fuel lines, 777 is about the RH Ohlins fork leg.
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Old 03-Jun-2009, 11:39 AM
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SAFETY RECALL

-Subject
OHLINS FRONT FORK

-Models
STREETFIGHTER S M.Y.10 1198 S M.Y.09 1098 R M.Y. 09

-Description of the technical problem
Fork bottom end machining does not comply with design specifications

-Description of the technical problem diagnosis
Likely cracking of the fork right-hand side fork bottom end clamp at the front wheel shaft pinch bolts

-Description of the technical problem solution
Fork bottom end manufactured as required by design specifications

-Old/new part numbers of modified components

Part numbers are unchanged


1198 S and 1098 R right-hand fork leg
Streetfighter S right-hand fork leg





Model
from frame no.
to frame no.

1198 S
ZDMH704AA8B020786
ZDMH704AA9B025026
STREETFIGHTER S
ZDMF100AA9B000068
ZDMF100AA9B002082
1098 R
ZDMH702AB8B021458
ZDMH702AB9B024905
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Old 03-Jun-2009, 09:31 PM
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773 about fuel lines ...hmmm that might be me that started that as i had it only a week and it sprayed me in an fine mist of fuel from the fuel line coupler. wasnt impressed. Recall 777 LOL Showa's are ok but appears the Swedish have got it in for us?

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Just got a phone call to take my bike in tomorrow to have my fork replaced, it was checked when the first re call came out but no cracking was found, as far as i know i am the first to have a new fork replacing a none cracked one.
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Just got a phone call to take my bike in tomorrow to have my fork replaced, it was checked when the first re call came out but no cracking was found, as far as i know i am the first to have a new fork replacing a none cracked one.

Mine done on Friday last (28th) no cracking found - happily.
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