WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 20, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
The dragging center stand can cause a loss of control, increasing the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V580000
Manufacturer: Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 390
Summary: Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. (Kawasaki) is recalling certain 2018 Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX SE (ZXT02BJ) motorcycles. The pin for the center stand spring may have been improperly welded, and, as a result, the pin may shift or fall off resulting in the spring detaching and the center stand dropping to the ground unexpectedly and dragging while riding.
Remedy: Kawasaki will notify owners, and dealers will replace the left center stand bracket, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 19, 2018. Owners may contact Kawasaki customer service at 1-866-802-9381. Kawasaki’s number for this recall is MC18-05.
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