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Motorcycle Recall - Kawasaki

NHTSA Campaign ID:  10V016000
Component:  Engine and Engine Cooling
Manufacturer:  Kawasaki Motors CORP., U.S.A.
Recall Date: 01/11/2010
Potential Number of Units Affected: Not Announced
Defect Summary:
Kawasaki is recalling model year 2009 Super Sherpa KL250G9F motorcycles. On eligible units, blockage of an oil passage in the engine might restrict oil flow to the cylinder head.
Consequence Summary:
This could result in the engine losing power and eventually stopping which could create the risk of a crash while operating the vehicle resulting in injury or death.
Corrective Summary:
Dealers will inspect the oil system and repair the cylinder head free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on or before January 25, 2010. Owners may contact Kawasaki Consumer Services Department at 866-802-9381.

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