Kawasaki Recalls Fuel Tank Assembly Component
Vehicle Make /Model: Kawasaki/ KLX250 Model Year(s): 2009-2010
Manufacture: Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. Mfr’s Report Date: Jun 02, 2011
NHTSA Campaign ID Number: 11V316000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: Fuel System, Other: Storage:Tank Assembly:Mounting
Potential Number of Units Affected: 9,460
Kawasaki is recalling certain model year 2009-2010 KLX250 Motorycles. The fuel tank could leak from cracks at the spot weld(s) on the side mount tabs die to stress caused by excessive clearence between the fuel tank and a frame-mounted rubber damper.
Fuel Leakage in the presence of spark or flame could cause a fire or explosion possibly resulting in injury or death.
Dealers will inspect and correct the fueltank as necessary, free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin during June 2011. Owners may contact Kawasaki Consumer Services Dept. @ 1-866-802-9381
Kawasaki Safety recall No. MC11-04. Owners may also contact the National Highway Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline @ 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV