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May 21, 2002

Kawasaki Motors Has Recalled 2002 Kawasaki VN1500-P1

(SafetyAlerts) -  Kawasaki Motors Has Recalled 2002 Kawasaki VN1500-P1 because there can be a failure with the electrical system.

Number of Units Affected: 4450

Manufactured: 04/2001 - 01/2002

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORCYCLES. THE MAIN ELECTRICAL WIRING HARNESS CAN RUB AGAINST A TAB ON THE UNDERSIDE OF THE FUEL TANK, RESULTING IN THE FAILURE OF ELECTRICAL FUNCTIONS.

Consequence Summary:
THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE THE FAILURE OF THE TURN SIGNALS, LIGHTS, OR OTHERS ELECTRICAL FUNCTIONS.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VEHICLES AND REPOSITION THE TAB ON THE FUEL TANK. ANY DAMAGE THAT MAY HAVE OCCURRED TO THE HARNESS WILL BE CORRECTED. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT KAWASAKI AT 1-949-770-0400.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02V123000
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Important Note 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 about?

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