Kawasaki is Recalling 11,097 Ninja 300 and 300 ABS motorcycles

WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 9, 2013 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Motorcycle May Stall under Deceleration Increasing the Risk of a Crash

Report Receipt Date: JUL 29, 2013
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V328000
Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected: 11,097

Vehicle Make

Model

Model Year(s)

KAWASAKI

NINJA 300

2013

Manufacturer: Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.

SUMMARY: Kawasaki Motors Corp. is recalling certain model year 2013 Ninja 300 and 300 ABS motorcycles manufactured July 16, 2012, through April 27, 2013. Due to an improper setting in the Electronic Control Unit (ECU), the motorcycle may stall under deceleration.

CONSEQUENCE: A stall under deceleration increases the risk of a crash.

REMEDY: Kawasaki will notify owners, and dealers will replace the ECU. The recall is expected to begin in mid-August 2013. Owners may contact Kawasaki at 1-866-802-9381.

NOTES: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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