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Motorcycle Recall - Kawasaki

NHTSA Campaign ID:  07V216000
Component:  Fuel System, Gasoline: Storage: Tank Assembly
Manufacturer:  Kawasaki Motors CORP., U.S.A.
Recall Date: 05/15/2007
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4352
Defect Summary:
On certain motorcycles, the fuel tank is mounted to the chassis by means of tabs that are spot welded to the tank, then braised/welded around a portion of their circumference.
Consequence Summary:
Under certain conditions, repeated stress can crack the tank at the location of the tabs, and allow fuel to leak.
Corrective Summary:
The manufacturer has not yet provided a remedy or an owner notification schedule for this campaign. Owners may contact Kawasaki at 1-866-802-9381.

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