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Kawasaki Motors Pty Ltd - Kawasaki 20-21MY ZR1000K (Z-H2),20-21MY ZX1002B/D (H2 SX), 21MY ZX1002J (H2), 21MY ZX1002L/N (ZX10R/RR) 2020 - 2021 Recall

A recall notice for Kawasaki 20-21MY ZR1000K (Z-H2),20-21MY ZX1002B/D (H2 SX), 21MY ZX1002J (H2), 21MY ZX1002L/N (ZX10R/RR) 2020 - 2021 supplied by Kawasaki Motors Pty Ltd as due to improper assembly of the oil pressure relief valve it may fail and the engine may become insufficiently lubricated. This may result in a reduction of engine performance and a possible engine seizure, this could also lead to the rear wheel locking-up.

KAWASAKI MOTORS PTY LTD - KAWASAKI 20-21MY ZR1000K (Z-H2),20-21MY ZX1002B/D (H2 SX), 21MY ZX1002J (H2), 21MY ZX1002L/N (ZX10R/RR) 2020 - 2021

recall information

Recall number

REC-004947

Campaign number

DAK483A

Original published date

13 September 2021

make and model information

Make

KAWASAKI

Model

20-21MY ZR1000K (Z-H2),20-21MY ZX1002B/D (H2 SX), 21MY ZX1002J (H2), 21MY ZX1002L/N (ZX10R/RR)

Year range

2020 - 2021

Affected units

295

Variant applicability

All variants within this model

Images

KAWASAKI MOTORS PTY LTD - KAWASAKI 20-21MY ZR1000K (Z-H2),20-21MY ZX1002B/D (H2 SX), 21MY ZX1002J (H2), 21MY ZX1002L/N (ZX10R/RR) 2020 - 2021 recall photo 1, click to enlarge

KAWASAKI MOTORS PTY LTD - KAWASAKI 20-21MY ZR1000K (Z-H2),20-21MY ZX1002B/D (H2 SX), 21MY ZX1002J (H2), 21MY ZX1002L/N (ZX10R/RR) 2020 - 2021 recall photo 2, click to enlarge

KAWASAKI MOTORS PTY LTD - KAWASAKI 20-21MY ZR1000K (Z-H2),20-21MY ZX1002B/D (H2 SX), 21MY ZX1002J (H2), 21MY ZX1002L/N (ZX10R/RR) 2020 - 2021 recall photo 3, click to enlarge

KAWASAKI MOTORS PTY LTD - KAWASAKI 20-21MY ZR1000K (Z-H2),20-21MY ZX1002B/D (H2 SX), 21MY ZX1002J (H2), 21MY ZX1002L/N (ZX10R/RR) 2020 - 2021 recall photo 4, click to enlarge

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)

REC-004947-VIN-List-1.csv (CSV, 5.5 KB)

What are the defects?

Due to improper assembly of the oil pressure relief valve it may fail and the engine may become insufficiently lubricated. This may result in a reduction of engine performance and a possible engine seizure, this could also lead to the rear wheel locking-up.

What are the hazards?

A loss of performance or engine seizure could result in the operator losing control of the vehicle. This increases the risk of an accident, which may cause injury or death to rider and/or passenger or other road users.

What should consumers do?

Owners should return the affected vehicle/s to their original selling dealer if possible, or alternately, to an authorised Kawasaki motorcycle dealership so that the recall may be completed.

However, should the oil pressure warning indicator become illuminated during riding, the engine should be stopped immediately, and the motorcycle not ridden any further.

Supplier details

KAWASAKI MOTORS PTY LTD

Who should owners/operators contact for more information?

Contact name

Local authorised Kawasaki dealer

Contact website

https://kawasaki.com.au/dealer-enquiry/opens an external website

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is the responsible regulator for this recall.