Honda Shadow 750 Motorcycle Recall | Includes Phantom / Spirit / Aero VT750

– 2010 through 2016 Honda Shadow VT750 Model Lineup Recall –

December 24th, 2015


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Honda is launching a Safety Recall of 2010 – 2016 model year * VT750C / CA / CS (Aero), VT750C2 / C2F / C2S (Spirit), and VT750C2B (Phantom) motorcycles for a potentially defective bank angle sensor.

Honda has determined that engine vibration may cause the bank angle sensor’s wiring to rub on a wire harness connector. Continuous vibration between the bank angle sensor wiring and the wire harness connector may create an open in the bank angle sensor electrical circuit. If an open in the bank angle sensor electrical circuit develops, the engine may stall while riding.

Some models within the affected VIN range were previously recalled to replace the bank angle sensor. This is a new recall for a different type of failure.

– Affected Units

How will you know if your model is part of the recall and falls into the VIN range? You can enter your VIN # on Honda’s Recall Information website here.

Confused by the model ID’s mentioned above? Here’s a breakdown (below) on all of the models mentioned above in the recall notice.

* Honda Shadow model ID explanation:

  • VT750C – Shadow Aero 750
  • VT750CA – Shadow Aero 750 (two-tone paint)
  • VT750CS – Shadow Aero ABS 750
  • VT750C2 – Shadow Spirit 750
  • VT750C2F – Shadow Spirit 750 (flame paint)
  • VT750C2S – Shadow Spirit ABS 750
  • VT750C2B – Shadow Phantom 750

Honda Shadow model years affected:

  • 2010
  • 2011
  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016

– Customer Notification

During the month of January 2016, Honda will mail a letter to all owners of affected motorcycles informing them that their motorcycle is being recalled for a safety related defect. The customer will be made aware of the safety risk and advised to have a Honda dealer replace the bank angle sensor.

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