Kawasaki Recall of certain 2019-2020 EJ800C and 2020-2022 EJ800D motorcycles

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WASHINGTON D.C. – March 9, 2022 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –

Kawasaki Recall – Inoperable Horn

An inoperable horn may increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V122000

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

Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,660

Summary: Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. (KMC) is recalling certain 2019-2020 EJ800C and 2020-2022 EJ800D motorcycles. The harness securing the vehicle’s horn may break due to engine vibration, causing the horn to become inoperable.

Remedy: Dealers will replace the horn, the horn mount bracket, and the horn harness, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a schedule for recall notification. Owners may contact KMC customer service at 1-866-802-9381. KMC’s number for this recall is MC22-03.

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.nhtsa.gov.

Please be reminded of the following requirements:

You are required to submit a draft owner notification letter to this office no less than five days prior to mailing it to the customers. Also, copies of all notices, bulletins, dealer notifications, and other communications that relate to this recall, including a copy of the final owner notification letter and any subsequent owner follow-up notification letter(s), are required to be submitted to this office no later than 5 days after they are originally sent (if they are sent to more than one manufacturer, distributor, dealer, or purchaser/owner).

Please be reminded that under 49 U.S.C. § 30112(a)(3), it is illegal for a manufacturer, to sell, offer for sale, import, or introduce or deliver into interstate commerce, a motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment that contains a safety defect once the manufacturer has notified NHTSA about that safety defect. This prohibition does not apply once the motor vehicle or motor vehicle equipment has been remedied according to the manufacturer’s instructions.

As stated in Part 573.7, submission of the first of eight consecutive quarterly status reports is required within one month after the close of the calendar quarter in which notification to purchasers occurs. Therefore, the first quarterly report will be due on, or before, 30 days after the close of the calendar quarter.

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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