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Kawasaki Recall Certain 2017-2018 Z125 PRO & PRO KRT Motorcycles

Attention all 2017-2018 Kawi Z125 owners, your ECU fuel mapping may need some tweaking. Kawasaki will be happy to straighten it out, free of charge.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 18, 2017

Kawasaki Recall: Improper ECU Setting may cause Engine Stall

An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V774000

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

Components: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected: 9,914

MAKE MODEL MODEL YEAR(S)
KAWASAKI BR125 2017 – 2018

Summary: Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. (Kawasaki) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Z125 PRO & PRO KRT Edition motorcycles, models BR125JHF and BR125JJF. The Electronic Control Unit (ECU) may have an improper setting for the fuel injection, allowing the engine to stall.

Remedy: Kawasaki will notify owners, and dealers will replace the ECU, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Kawasaki customer service 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), or go to www.safercar.gov.