Kawasaki is Recalling Certain 2009-2013 Concours 14 Police Motorcycles

WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 11, 2013 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Police Use Modifications/Various Safety Issues

Report Receipt Date: AUG 27, 2013
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V387000
Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM , FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE , SERVICE BRAKES
Potential Number of Units Affected: 337

Vehicle Make

Model

Model Year(s)

KAWASAKI

CONCOURS 14

2009 – 2012

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

SUMMARY: Kawasaki is recalling certain model year 2009-2013 Concours 14 police motorcycles. The improper installation of additional police accessories may cause multiple safety issues such as fuel leaks, reduction of braking ability and loss of electrical power to the engine, resulting in a stall.

CONSEQUENCE: These issues increase the risk of a crash.

REMEDY: Kawasaki has notified that affected police departments and will send trained factory personnel to the departments to repair the motorcycles. The recall began on August 21, 2013. Owners may contact Kawasaki at 1-866-802-9381. This campaign is being conducted independent of recalls 12V134 and 13V370 for blown fuses on authority bikes.

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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