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Motorcycle Recall - Kawasaki Recall

By Walter F. Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  15V117000
Component:  Electrical System
Manufacturer:  Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.
Recall Date: 02/27/2015
Potential Number of Units Affected: 194
Defect Summary:
Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. (Kawasaki) is recalling certain model year 2009-2013 Kawasaki Concours 14 and 14ABS motorcycles manufactured May 8, 2008, to February 20, 2013, and modified for police authority use. The additional police accessories may cause the 30-amp main fuse to blow. Also, the additional police wiring harness may chafe leading to a short, which may blow the main fuse.
Consequence Summary:
If the fuse blows, the engine will stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary:
Kawasaki has notified the affected police departments and will send trained personnel to repair the motorcycles, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in March 2015. Owners may contact Kawasaki customer service at 1-866-802-9381. Kawasaki 's number for this recall is MC15-02. Note: This recall is an expansion of recalls 12V-134, 13V-370 and 13V-387.

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