Consideration house owners of the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R and Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10RR bikes from the 2016 via 2018 mannequin yeas, as information has come from the Nationwide Freeway Site visitors Security Administration that roughly four,000 of those machines may need points with their gearboxes.
In line with the recall, a excessive affect power may cause the transmission gears to interrupt throughout shifting – particularly the 2nd, third, and 4th gears within the gearbox.
First found within the Thai market, Kawasaki discovered upon additional investigation that the energy of those gears was not ample, and will break beneath extreme power. As such, two guarantee claims within the US have already been made for this subject.
An necessary security concern, if the the gears break within the transmission it’s attainable that the rider may lose management of the bike and crash, thus a recall was ordered by Kawasaki.
To repair the problem, Kawasaki USA will notify affected house owners, and Kawasaki sellers will change the 2nd, third, 4th output gears and the 2nd enter gear, freed from cost. This recall is anticipated to start out tomorrow, February 15th, 2018.
Involved ZX-10R/ZX-10RR house owners might contact Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. customer support at 1-866-802-9381, and reference Kawasaki’s quantity for this recall, which is MC18-01.
As all the time, the NHTSA can be obtainable at 1-888-327-4236 and safercar.gov