Recall: Kawasaki KLX14 Off-Road Motorcycles
On 2008-03-04, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Kawasaki KLX14 Off-Road Motorcycles due to a potential crash hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2008 for about $2700.00.
About 200 units are involved in this Kawasaki off-road motorcycle recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Off-Road Motorcycles & Dirt Bikes category in 2008.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 200,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
One or more of the motorcycle's frame welds could be missing or made incorrectly allowing the frame to crack or break, posing a risk of serious injury to riders.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves 2008 Kawasaki KLX140A8F/B8F off-highway motorcycles. They are designed for the beginner as well as the more advanced rider. They are green in color and have "Kawasaki" identification on the sides of the fuel tank and KLX140 underneath the seat on both sides.
These items were sold new+ at Kawasaki motorcycle dealers nationwide between January 2008 and February 2008 for about $2,700.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the off-road motorcycles and contact their authorized Kawasaki dealer to arrange for a free inspection and repair. Consumers with recalled units have been sent direct notification.
Call Kawasaki. toll-free at (866)802-9381 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit www.kawasaki.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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