Kawasaki Zx636 B1l



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Kawasaki Zx636 B1l 2003 recalls
CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING - EXHAUST SYSTEM - MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
03V387000KAWASAKI MOTORS CORP., U.S.A.from 11/01/2002 to 07/31/2003V (Vehicle)1101810/22/2003MFRKAWASAKI MOTORS CORP., U.S.A.10/16/200310/15/2003
Defect SummaryOn certain motorcycles, the welds securing the muffler to its clamp could fail from vibration, allowing the muffler to separate from the exhaust pipe.
Consequence SummaryThis can increase the risk of a crash.
Corrective SummaryDealers will inspect the muffler and install a rubber damper. owner notification began on october 20, 2003. owners should contact kawasaki at 1-866-802-9381.
NotesKawasaki recall no. mc03-11.customers can also contact the national highway traffic safety administration
Kawasaki Zx636 B1l 2003 Consumer Complaints
Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
POWER TRAIN - MANUAL TRANSMISSION
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 Consumer was riding approximately 55-60 mph and heard a crack from the left side of motorcycle. had tried to shift gears and they were stuck. motorcycle then went in the air, and it flipped backwards. entire left side of motorcycle was severely damaged. consumer sustained back injuries and a burned left leg from pipe. consumer received nhtsa recall 03v387000/manufacturer's recall mc03-11 notice a few days after the accident.*ak