Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. Recall of certain 2024 Z900RS ABS, Z900RS CAFE ABS, and Z900RS SE ABS motorcycles

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 22, 2024 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –

Kawasaki Recall – Improperly Manufactured Front Tire/FMVSS 119

A tire with inner wall blistering can fail, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 24V270000

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

Components: TIRES

Potential Number of Units Affected: 525

MAKE MODEL MODEL YEAR(S)
KAWASAKI XR900C 2024
KAWASAKI ZR900E 2024
KAWASAKI ZR900N 2024

Summary: Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. (KMC) is recalling certain 2024 ZR900C, ZR900E and ZR900N (Z900RS ABS, Z900RS CAFE ABS, and Z900RS SE ABS) motorcycles. Due to an improper manufacturing process during installation of the sidewall rubber of the tire, the front tire may blister on the inner surface. As such, these motorcycles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 119, “New Pneumatic Tires-Other Than Passenger Car.”

Remedy: Dealers will replace the front tires, 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 DAL491A.

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.

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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