WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 15, 2019 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
If the front or rear wheel locks up while braking, there would be an increased risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V083000
Manufacturer: Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.
Components: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 497
Summary: Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. (Kawasaki) is recalling certain 2019 Z900 ABS, Z900 RS ABS & Z900 RS CAFE ABS motorcycles. The ABS hydraulic unit (ABS unit) may have been contaminated with debris during the manufacturing process, possibly resulting in the front or rear wheel locking up when braking while riding.
Remedy: Kawasaki has notified owners, and dealers will inspect the ABS unit, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall began February 15, 2019. Owners may contact Kawasaki Customer Care at 1-866-802-9381. Kawasaki’s number for this recall is MC19-01.
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