2018 Kawasaki Ninja H2 Supercharged Recall Notice

Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. (Kawasaki) is recalling certain 2018 Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX SE (ZXT02BJ) supercharged motorcycles. The pin for the center stand spring may have been improperly welded, and, as a result, the pin may shift or fall off resulting in the spring detaching and the center stand dropping to the ground unexpectedly and dragging while riding.

CONSEQUENCE:

The dragging center stand can cause a loss of control, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:

Kawasaki will notify owners, and dealers will replace the left center stand bracket, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 19, 2018. Owners may contact Kawasaki customer service at 1-866-802-9381. Kawasaki’s number for this recall is MC18-05.

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-18V580-2342
SAFETY DEFECT PART 573 NON-COMPLIANCE NOTICE: RCLRPT-18V580-1793
SAFETY DEFECT PART 573 NOTICE AMENDMENT 1: RCLRPT-18V580-2388
SAFETY DEFECT PART 573 NOTICE AMENDMENT 2: RCLRPT-18V580-6919
Report Receipt Date: AUG 30, 2018
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V580000
Component(s): STRUCTURE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 390
Vehicle Make Model Model Year(s)
  • KAWASAKI NINJA H2 SX SE Supercharged 2018

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