WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 25, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
RECALL Subject: Shock Absorbers may Leak Oil and Lose Function
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V535000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,282
Manufacturer: Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.
Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. (Kawasaki) is recalling certain model year 2017 Kawasaki Z125 Pro motorcycles manufactured February 4, 2016 through June 7, 2016. In the affected motorcycles, the shock absorbers may leak oil and lose their function.
Loss of function of the shock absorbers may affect the motorcycle’s handling, increasing the risk of a crash.
Kawasaki will notify owners, and dealers will replace the shock absorbers, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on July 26, 2016. Owners may contact Kawasaki customer service at 1-866-802-9381. Kawasaki’s number for this recall is MC16-04.
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.