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Motorcycle Recall - Kawasaki

NHTSA Campaign ID:  08V222000
Component:  Structure
Manufacturer:  Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A
Recall Date: 05/12/2008
Potential Number of Units Affected: NA
Defect Summary:
Kawasaki is recalling certain 2006-2007 ZX14 motorcycles. The rear suspension can collapse when a crossmember separates from the frame.
Consequence Summary:
Failure of the frame could result in the rear of the motorcycle collapsing creating the possibility of a crash resulting in injury or death.
Corrective Summary:
Dealers will check the torque of the engine mount adjusting collars and inspect and possibly replace the frame if necessary. The recall is expected to begin during May 2008. Owners may contact Kawasaki at 1-866-802-9381.

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