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
Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary corrective action taken by the importer
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
Serious risk
Notifying country
Greece

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