2018 GU Recall?

Woe unto you that bought the first model year of a major remake, perhaps this section can help address any 2014 and later model Ural "imperfections". Here's a special section for folks with the latest rigs to discuss 2014 and later model-related topics such fuel injection, 3-wheel disc brakes, hydraulic steering dampers, spin-on oil filters and other anomalies that don't belong on true Russsian motorcycle ;-P We've gone from using big hammers and greasy wrenches to needing computers and Ouija boards in order to fix our rigs.
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2018 GU Recall?

Post by Camel Jockey » Wed Aug 21, 2019 2:47 pm

Read on FB that there was a recall for both the “ignition switch and the ECU snorkels” for 2018 Gear Ups. Can anybody confirm that?
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Re: 2018 GU Recall?

Post by sKiZo » Wed Aug 21, 2019 2:53 pm

These guys are usually pretty much up to date ...

http://www.arfc.org/motorcycles/ural/ge ... calls.aspx
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Re: 2018 GU Recall?

Post by Lofty » Wed Aug 21, 2019 3:13 pm

Camel Jockey wrote:
Wed Aug 21, 2019 2:47 pm
Read on FB that there was a recall for both the “ignition switch and the ECU snorkels” for 2018 Gear Ups. Can anybody confirm that?
Confirmed.

A replacement ignition switch, and a pair of snorkels intended to protect the FI's barometric sensors, were provided to me without cost by my selling dealer. He sent the former to me without prior notice; the latter I had to request via a text message after becoming aware of their function via this site.

The ignition switch was provided under the auspices of a recall. The snorkels were not, but since I didn't have to pay I didn't really press the issue.

As my original ignition switch continues to function correctly, I carry its replacement as a plug-and-play spare in my tool kit. Removing the lock ring to replace the switch is easily done with a medium nail set.
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Re: 2018 GU Recall?

Post by Camel Jockey » Wed Aug 21, 2019 3:16 pm

Thanks!

If I understand that website, they are recalls related to NHTSA, i.e., safety recalls. Maybe an ignition switch or snorkel recall wouldn’t be reported there. I’m pretty sure there are a lot more factory recalls on GUs than are listed there.

sKiZo wrote:
Wed Aug 21, 2019 2:53 pm
These guys are usually pretty much up to date ...

http://www.arfc.org/motorcycles/ural/ge ... calls.aspx
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Re: 2018 GU Recall?

Post by Camel Jockey » Wed Aug 21, 2019 3:19 pm

Thanks!!!!
Lofty wrote:
Wed Aug 21, 2019 3:13 pm

Confirmed.
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Re: 2018 GU Recall?

Post by sKiZo » Wed Aug 21, 2019 3:29 pm

Good to know ... we got a recall sticky here?
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Re: 2018 GU Recall?

Post by Zuurg » Sat Aug 24, 2019 6:41 pm

What does the snorkel look like? Last time I brought my bike in for service, they swapped my ignition due to the recall.
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Re: 2018 GU Recall?

Post by Penrod » Sat Aug 24, 2019 6:56 pm

Zuurg wrote:
Sat Aug 24, 2019 6:41 pm
What does the snorkel look like? Last time I brought my bike in for service, they swapped my ignition due to the recall.
Gone Uraling has posted a YouTube video on the snorkels.
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Re: 2018 GU Recall?

Post by Happytrails » Sat Aug 24, 2019 7:57 pm

My dealer mentioned snorkels as I need to bring my ural in for fixes. I'll have to mention the ignition.
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