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March 10, 2000

1999 Kawasaki Vulcan and 1500 Motorcycles Recalled

Washington, DC (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has published the recall of certain 1999 Kawasaki Vulcan and 1500 motorcycles because the fuel hose from the fuel filter to the throttle assembly of these motorcycles can rub against the bottom of the fuel pump plate and develop a leak.

Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source can result in a fire.

Approximately 2,800 motorcycles are affected by this recall.  Dealers will replace the fuel hose with a molded hose that curves away from the fuel pump plate. Also, a new bracket and grommet will be added to hold the new hose in position. The fuel return hose will also be replaced.

Owner notification began in December, 1999. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Kawasaki at 1-949-770-0400.

[NHTSA Recall No. 99V338]

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers March 10, 2000.

Important Note Regarding Auto Recalls
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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!

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