Kawasaki Recall of certain 2017-2018 ZR900AH, ZR900BH and ZR900BJ motorcycles

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 1, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Kawasaki Recall: Rear Shock Absorber Mounting may Elongate

If the rear shock absorber does not function properly, it can increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V703000

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

Components: SUSPENSION

Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,383

Make Model Model Year(s)
KAWASAKI ZR900 2017 – 2018

Summary: Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. (KMC) is recalling certain 2017-2018 ZR900AH, ZR900BH and ZR900BJ motorcycles. The rear shock absorber tie-rod frame mount holes can become elongated if the rear shock absorber bottoms out, affecting the operation of the shock absorber.

Remedy: KMC will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the tie-rod mounting hole and replace the bracket or frame depending on the extent of the elongation of the tie-rod mounting hole, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact KMC customer service at 1-866-802-9381. KMC’s number for this recall is MC17-04.

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.

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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