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Motorcycle Recall - Kawasaki

NHTSA Campaign ID:  12V064000
Component:  Electrical System: Alternator/Generator/Regulator
Manufacturer:  Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.
Recall Date: 02/17/2012
Potential Number of Units Affected: 20,544
Defect Summary:
Kawasaki is recalling certain model year 2008-2011 Ninja ZX-10R, and 2009-2012 Ninja ZX-6R motorcycles manufactured from December 14, 2007 through July 26, 2011. Due to a manufacturing error, the regulator/rectifier may insufficiently charge the battery.
Consequence Summary:
If the battery discharges, the motorcycle may stall without warning, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary:
Kawasaki will notify owners, and dealers will replace the voltage regulator, free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin on or about February 27, 2012. Owners may contact Kawasaki at 949-770-0400.

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