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Engine issue grounds Hyosung GT650R

Recall for Hyosung motorcycles sold in Australia

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Owners of some Hyosung GT650R motorcycles are being asked to return their bike to a dealership to have a potential engine issue rectified.

The recall affects Hyosung GT650R motorcycles sold locally between the 18th of January 2013 and the 5th of May 2014 and the recall is being overseen by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).

In total, just over 460 motorcycles sold in Australia are affected.

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Is your Hyosung affected? Check your VIN here.

The recall notice advises that there is a possibility that an engine oil-way blanking plug may become dislodged.

What are the hazards?

If the blanking plug is dislodged oil will leak from the engine and may come into contact with the tyres.

This may cause loss of traction and/or control of the motorcycle.

What should owners do?

Affected owners will be contacted by Hyosung importers, PS Importers, when parts are available and will be advised to contact their nearest authorised Hyosung dealer to arrange for an inspection and repair of the motorcycle.

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Joel is the founder and CEO of Behind the Wheel. Joel has a background as a radio broadcaster with on-air roles at 4BC, 4KQ, 2KY, 2LT and 2UE amongst others, as well as a news editor and program director. Joel’s relationship with cars stems back to his early childhood learning to change oil and brakes with his father and uncle. This continued on into his driving years owning an assorted collection of cars.

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