January 10, 2002
Kawasaki Motors Has Recalled 2001 ZX1200-A1 and A2
Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting
the Kawasaki Motors Corporation 2001 ZX1200-A1 and A2.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 6,305
Defect: On certain motorcycles, the nuts securing the tire valve stems to
the wheels can fail, resulting in a loss of tire air pressure. If this
occurs, air pressure will be lost from the wheel/tire, possibly resulting in
the loss of control.
Remedy: Dealers will replace the valve nut and washer. The manufacturer has
reported that owner notification began on Oct. 25, 2001. Owners who do not
receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Kawasaki at
[NHTSA Recall No. 01V323].
Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list
auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.
Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
How many did you hear
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