Kawasaki ZX-10R Transmission Recall Alert

Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. (KMC) is recalling certain 2016-2018 ZX-10R and ZX-10RR (ZX1000R, ZX1000S, and ZX1000Z) motorcycles. A high impact force may cause the transmission gears to break during shifting.

CONSEQUENCE:

If the transmission gears break it can cause a loss of control, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:

KMC will notify owners, and dealers will replace the 2nd, 3rd, 4th output gears and the 2nd input gear, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 15, 2018. Owners may contact KMC customer service at 1-866-802-9381. KMC’s number for this recall is MC18-01.

NOTES:

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

MANUFACTURER RECALL ACKNOWLEDGEMENT PDF: RCAK-18V089-1623

SAFETY DEFECT PART 573 NON-COMPLIANCE NOTICE: RCLRPT-18V089-4594

Report Receipt Date: FEB 01, 2018
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V089000
Component(s): POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected: 3,964

Vehicle Make Model Model Year(s)
  • KAWASAKI ZX1000 2016-2018

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