May 16, 2003
Kawasaki Has Recalled the 2001 BN 125-A4 and the 2002 BN 125-A5
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released the
Models: Kawasaki BN 125-A4 Year: 2001
Kawasaki BN 125-A5 Year: 2002
Number Potentially Involved: 5,102
Dates of Manufacture: October 2000 – February 2002
Defect: On certain motorcycles, the rear brake actuating cam can break where
it is attached to the actuating arm, causing a loss of rear brake function,
increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Dealers will replace the brake cam. The manufacturer has reported
that owner notification began April 24, 2003. Owners may contact Kawasaki at
[NHTSA Recall No. 03V140].
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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