Kawasaki is recalling 337 model year 2012-2013 Concours 14 police motorcycles. The improper installation of additional police accessories may cause multiple safety issues such as fuel leaks, reduction of braking ability and loss of electrical power to the engine, resulting in a stall. Also installation of police accessories may cause the 30-amp main fuse to blow.the additional police wiring harness may chafe leading to a short, which may blow the main fuse. If the fuse blows, the engine may stall increasing the risk of a crash. Kawasaki will notify owners, and dealers will correct the electrical system problems, free of charge. Kawasaki has notified the affected police departments and will send trained factory personnel to the departments to repair the motorcycles. Owners may contact Kawasaki at 1-866-802-9381. This campaign is an expansion of recall 12V-134. 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.
Vehicle Make / Model: Honda / ST1300
Honda / ST1300A
Honda / ST1300PA
Model Year(s): 2008-2010
Manufacture: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Mfr’s Report Date: July 11, 2011
NHTSA Campaign ID Number:11V356000 NHTSA Action Number:N/A
Component: Service Brakes, Hydraulic: Foundation Component:Hoses,Lines/Piping, and Fittings
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,232
Honda is recalling certain model year 2008 through 2010 ST1300 motorcycles manufactured from Nov. 15, 2007, through may 27, 2010, model year 2008 through 2010 ST1300A motorcycles manufactured from Nov.7, 2007, through April 6, 2010, and model year 2009 ST1300A Police motorcycles, manufactured from Nov. 18, 2008, through Dec. 8, 2009. When the rear suspension of the motorcycle is repeatedly bottomed out (fully compressed) the rear brake reservoir hose mat become damaged and leak fluid.
The rider will experience a loss of rear brake performance or function which increases the risk of a crash.
Dealer will replace the rear brake reservior hose free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin on or before July 26, 2011. Owners may contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009
Honda safety recall NO. R86. Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV