10,000 motorcycles affected by recall
Kawasaki USA has recalled about 10,000 off-road motorcycles due to a potential fuel leak and fire hazard. Fuel can leak from between the fuel tank and fuel tap, posing a fire hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports.
This recall involves model year 2010, 2011 and 2012 KLX110 and KLX110L off-road motorcycles. The motorcycles have a 110 cubic centimeter engine, a green fuel tank, shroud cover and fenders, a black seat and white side covers. “Kawasaki” is on both sides of the shroud cover. Model names and numbers are on both side covers directly beneath the seat. KLX110 models have an automatic clutch, a shift pedal and no clutch lever on the handlebars. The seat height for these models is about 27 inches. KLX110L models have a manual clutch, a shift pedal and a clutch lever on the handlebars. The seat height for these models is about 29 inches.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled off-road motorcycles and contact a Kawasaki dealer to schedule a free repair. Kawasaki is contacting its customers directly.
Sold at: Kawasaki dealers nationwide from November 2009 to January 2014 for about $2,100 to $2,350.
Distributor: Kawasaki Motors Corp. U.S.A., of Irvine, Calif.
Manufactured in: Thailand