Hyosung / United Motors - 650 Recall

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced yesterday that Hyosung Motors America, which is doing business as, "Un...

hyosung v2c-650
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced yesterday that Hyosung Motors America, which is doing business as, "United Motors of America", issued a recall on its V2C-650, and V2S-650 motorcycles, due to a bad fuel tank gasket.

Here is the full text of the recall notice...

Make / Models / Build Years:
UM / V2C-650 / 2007
UM / V2S-650 / 2007

Manufacturer : UNITED MOTORS OF AMERICA, INC

Mfr's Report Date : APR 07, 2008

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08V167000 PE08024

NHTSA Action Number: PE08024

Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY

Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1,145

Summary: UNITED MOTORS IS RECALLING 1,145 V2C-650 AND V2S-650 SERIES MOTORCYCLES. THESE MOTORCYCLES WERE BUILT WITH FUEL TANK CAP GASKETS THAT PREVENT PROPER TANK VENTILATION.

Consequence: THIS COULD RESULT IN VEHICLE STALLING WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH AND/OR FUEL LEAKAGE WHICH COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL MODIFY THE EXISTING GAS CAP GASKET. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED AN OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. OWNERS MAY CONTACT UNITED MOTORS AT 1-800-886-8599.

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