RECALL Subject : Loss of ABS Function may Allow Wheel Lock up

Report Receipt Date: JUL 11, 2013

NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V310000

Component(s): SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,083

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make Mode Model Year(s)

KAWASAKI EX300 2013


Manufacturer: Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.

SUMMARY:
Kawasaki Motors Corp. is recalling certain model year 2013 EX300BDFAL motorcycles manufactured August 16, 2012, through April 2, 2013. Due to a manufacturing error, the Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) may malfunction and lose anti-lock functionality.


CONSEQUENCE:
The anti-lock function may not perform properly allowing for wheel lock up and skidding, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
Kawasaki will notify owners and dealers will replace the affected ABS pumps with a new assembly. The recall is expected to begin on, or about August 5, 2013. Owners may contact Kawasaki at 1-866-802-9381.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153)