Honda Australia Motorcycle and Power Equipment Pty. Ltd. — BF175D/BF200D/BF225D/BF250D outboard motors

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Product description

Honda High Horse Power Four Stroke Petrol V6 Marine Engine Outboard in four different models.

• BF175D
• BF200D
• BF225D
• BF250D

Please see attached list of affected serial numbers.

Honda 250 outboard motor
Honda 200 outboard engine
Honda 225 outboard motor
Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)

Unique Serial Number (VIN)

Other identifying numbers

Unique Engine Number

Reasons the product is recalled

A mechanical defect in the actuator link rod in the engine may not allow the boat to shift out of forward gear.

The hazards to consumers

There is a risk of serious injury or death if the actuator link rod fails and the boat crashes or is unable to stop.

What consumers should do

Consumers should stop using boats with the recalled engines immediately.

Consumers should contact their nearest Authorised Honda Marine Dealer and arrange for their outboard engine to be inspected and repaired, free of charge.

For more information, consumers can contact Customer Relations on 1300 559 846 or email 

Traders who sold this product

Please see attached trader list.

List of traders who sold this product

Where the product was sold

New South Wales
South Australia
Western Australia
Australian Capital Territory
Northern Territory

Dates available for sale


Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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