Kawasaki Zg1400a8fl



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Kawasaki Zg1400a8fl 2008 recalls
CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
EQUIPMENT
08V047000KAWASAKI MOTORS CORP., U.S.A.from 04/13/2007 to 01/17/2008V (Vehicle)464502/04/2008MFRKAWASAKI MOTORS CORP., U.S.A.01/31/200801/31/2008
Defect SummaryKawasaki is recalling 4,645 my 2008 zg1400a8f, zg1400a8fl, zg1400b8f, and zg1400b8fl motorcycles. the pivot pin for the latches that secure the saddlebags to the vehicle can break if force is applied to either saddlebag such as in the event the vehicle falls over while parked or if the saddlebag is improperly attached.
Consequence SummaryContinued use of the vehicle with either saddlebag latch broken can result in the saddlebag coming free of its mount during vehicle operation, creating the possibility of a crash resulting in injury or death.
Corrective SummaryDealers will replace the saddlebag latch assemblies free of charge with reinforced latches. the recall began on february 4, 2008. owners may contact kawasaki at 866-802-9381.
NotesCustomers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
08V048000KAWASAKI MOTORS CORP., U.S.A.from 04/13/2007 to 10/02/2007V (Vehicle)333602/04/2008MFRKAWASAKI MOTORS CORP., U.S.A.01/31/200801/31/2008
Defect SummaryKawasaki is recalling 3,611 my 2008 zg1400a8f, zg1400a8fl, zg1400b8f, and zg1400b8fl motorcycles. the rear carrier platform could break if a kawasaki genuine accessory luggage system is installed on the carrier platform and a passenger leans against it.
Consequence SummaryThe carrier platform and luggage system could become detached from the vehicle, creating the potential for a crash which could result in injury or death.
Corrective SummaryDealers will inspect and replace the rear carrier platform if necessary. the recall began on february 4, 2008. owners may contact kawasaki at 866-802-9381.
NotesCustomers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC - PEDALS AND LINKAGES
08V623000KAWASAKI MOTORS CORP., U.S.A.from 04/13/2007 to 10/17/2008V (Vehicle)462801/08/2009MFRKAWASAKI MOTORS CORP., U.S.A.11/26/200812/01/2008
Defect SummaryKawasaki is recalling 4,628 my zg1400a8f/a8fl, and zg1400b8f/b8fl motorcycles. trapped road debris may interfere with free movement of the rear brake pedal, preventing full release of the rear brake which can lead to overheating damage and possible brake failure.
Consequence SummaryBrake failure could result in a crash.
Corrective SummaryKawasaki has not yet provided a remedy plan for this recall. the recall is expected to begin on or about january 8, 2008. owners may contact kawasaki at 866-802-9381.
NotesCustomers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www.safercar.gov.