Motorcycles - fuel tank in Kawasaki motorcycles

Recall published
2007-07-23
Brand
Product title
Motorcycles - fuel tank in Kawasaki motorcycles
Product description
Model year 2003, with serial numbers: - from JKBVNT60AAA000042 to JKBVNT60AAA005907 (Europe), and - from JKBVNKA1*3A000044 to JKBVNKA1*3A005941 (for other countries than Europe), where * is any digital number from 0 to 9.
Risk
The fuel tank is mounted to the chassis by means of tabs that are spot welded to the tank, then braised/welded around a portion of their circumference. Under certain conditions, repeated stress could crack the tank at the location of the tabs, with the possible risk of fuel leaks.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Model VN1600 (type VNT60A1H for Europe, VN1600-A1/A1L for other countries than European)
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Fire
Country of origin
Japan
RAPEX Reference
0755/07
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Greece

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