RECALL: Kawasaki Recalls 20,544 Ninja ZX-10R and ZX-6R Due to Crash Hazard

 

February 24, 2012 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
     KAWASAKI / NINJA ZX-10R 2008-2011
     KAWASAKI / NINJA ZX-6R 2009-2012
Manufacturer: KAWASAKI MOTORS CORP., U.S.A. Mfr’s Report Date: FEB 17, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V064000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
Potential Number of Units Affected: 20,544
Summary:
 KAWASAKI IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2011 NINJA ZX-10R, AND 2009-2012 NINJA ZX-6R MOTORCYCLES MANUFACTURED FROM DECEMBER 14, 2007 THROUGH JULY 26, 2011. DUE TO A MANUFACTURING ERROR, THE REGULATOR/RECTIFIER MAY INSUFFICIENTLY CHARGE THE BATTERY.
Consequence:
 IF THE BATTERY DISCHARGES, THE MOTORCYCLE MAY STALL WITHOUT WARNING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
 KAWASAKI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE VOLTAGE REGULATOR, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT FEBRUARY 27, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KAWASAKI AT 949-770-0400.
Notes:
 CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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