Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. are recalling a total of 194 units of its Kawasaki Concours 14 and 14ABS Police motorcycles models manufactured between May 8, 2008, to February 20, 2013, due to faulty main fuse.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued the recall citing the 30-amp main fuse that could blow due to additional police electrical harness and accessories that may chafe the wiring.
Kawasaki is said to have notified the affected police departments and will rectify the problem, free of charge.
Manufacturer: Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.
Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. (Kawasaki) is recalling certain model year 2009-2013 Kawasaki Concours 14 and 14ABS motorcycles manufactured May 8, 2008, to February 20, 2013, and modified for police authority use. The additional police accessories may cause the 30-amp main fuse to blow. Also, the additional police wiring harness may chafe leading to a short, which may blow the main fuse.
If the fuse blows, the engine will stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
Kawasaki has notified the affected police departments and will send trained personnel to repair the motorcycles, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in March 2015. Owners may contact Kawasaki customer service at 1-866-802-9381. Kawasaki ‘s number for this recall is MC15-02. Note: This recall is an expansion of recalls 12V-134, 13V-370 and 13V-387.
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.