Kawasaki motorcycle recall - August 22, 2011

Kawasaki recalls a range of its motorcycle models
 
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  • Updated:22 Aug 2011
 

01.Kawasaki Motorcycle Recall - August 22, 2011

Product description

EJ800ABF - 2011 W800
KLX450ABF - 2011 KLX450R
KL250JBF - 2011 STOCKMAN
KX450EBF - 2011 KX450F
KX250YBF - 2011 KX250F
KX85BBF - 2011 KX85 II

Imported between January 2011 and May 2011.

Identifying features

Campaign number: DAD521A
Target number: 253

VIN Range:

KL250JBF - JKAKLMJ1#BA015135 to JKAKLMJ1#BA015174
KLX450ABF - JKALXGA1#BA015352 to JKALXGA1#BA015399
EJ800ABF - JKBEJCA1#BA000528 to JKBEJCA1#BA002015
KX85BBF - JKBKXFBC#BA030602 to JKBKXFBC#BA030611
KX250YBF - JKAKXMYC#BA008679 to JKAKXMYC#BA009002
KX450EBF - JKAKXGEC#BA023992 to JKAKXGEC#BA024108

What are the hazards?

A damaged tube will cause air to escape, resulting in a flat tyre, which may create the potential for an accident.

What are the defects?

The tyre rube may be damaged by being pinched betweent the tyre and the rim suring the tyre assembly process.

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Supplier

Kawasaki Motors Pty Ltd

What should consumers do?

Kawasaki will write to owners of affected vehicles. Owners are advised to return the affected vehicles to their authorised Kawasaki dealer who will perform the necessary repairs free of charge. 

 

Information sourced from Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's (ACCC) Product safety recalls

 
 

 

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