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January, 2004

Kawasaki Has Recalled Motorcycles

(SafetyAlerts) - 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].

Important Note Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list auto recalls before
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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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