Kawasaki Has Recalled Motorcycles
- The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic
Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced.
Kawasaki Motors Corporation, U.S.A.
Models: Kawasaki ZX600 K1/K1L Year: 2003
Kawasaki ZX636 B1/B1L Year: 2003
Kawasaki ZX636 B2 Year: 2004
Number Potentially Involved: 11,018
Dates of Manufacture: November 2002 – July 2003
Defect: On certain motorcycles, the welds securing the muffler to its clamp
could fail from vibration, allowing the muffler to separate from the exhaust
pipe, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Dealers will inspect the muffler and install a rubber damper. The
manufacturer has reported that owner notification is expected to begin
during November 2003. Owners may contact Kawasaki at 1-866-802-9381.
[NHTSA Recall No. 03V387/Kawasaki Recall No. MC03-11].
Regarding Auto Recalls
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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!
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