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Motorcycle Recall - Kawasaki

NHTSA Campaign ID:  08V473000
Component:  Fuel System, Gasoline: Storage: Tank Assembly: Filler Pipe and Cap
Manufacturer:  Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.
Recall Date: 09/09/2008
Potential Number of Units Affected: 604
Defect Summary:
Kawasaki is recalling 604 model year 2008 Vulcan VN900C8F, VN900D8F and model year 2009 VN900B9F, and VN900B9FL motorcycles. Fuel can leak from between the tank filler neck and the fuel cap gasket.
Consequence Summary:
Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source can result in a fire.
Corrective Summary:
Dealers will replace the fuel tank. The recall is expected to begin during September or October 2008. Owners may contact Kawasaki at 1-949-770-0400.

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