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Kawasaki Motors Pty Ltd - Kawasaki Jet Skis STX160X and STX160LX MY2020 Recall

A recall notice for Kawasaki Jet Skis STX160X and STX160LX MY2020 supplied by Kawasaki Motors Pty Ltd as high pressure water impact to the front hatch cover can result in the front hatch cover detaching from the watercraft.

Kawasaki Motors Pty Ltd - Kawasaki Jet Skis STX160X and STX160LX MY2020

PRA No.

2020/18569

Date published

8 Oct 2020

Campaign number

DBJ970A

Product description

Kawasaki Jet Skis STX160X and STX160LX
3 seater, 4 stroke jet ski
Model Codes JT1500SLF/JT1500TLF
Model Year 2020

Hull Identification Number (HIN) is located at rear of jet ski hull

230 affected watercrafts

Photograph of Kawasaki 2020 STX160LX

Photograph of Kawasaki 2020 STX160LX

Photograph of Kawasaki 2020 STX160X

Photograph of Kawasaki 2020 STX160X

Identifying features

Other

See attached HIN list

HIN list.xlsx (10.72 KB)

What are the defects?

High pressure water impact to the front hatch cover can result in the front hatch cover detaching from the watercraft.

What are the hazards?

If the front hatch cover detaches from the watercraft, it may propel towards the rider, causing serious injury.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop operating their watercraft immediately. Kawasaki Motors will notify all affected owners by direct letter or email and advise them to make an appointment for repair.

For further information, consumers are urged to contact their nearest Authorised Kawasaki dealer by using the following link https://kawasaki.com.au/dealer-locator/ or alternatively contact Kawasaki Motors Pty Ltd by using the following link, https://kawasaki.com.au/faqs/

Supplier

Kawasaki Motors Pty Ltd

Traders who sold this product

Authorised Kawasaki Personal Water Craft Dealers

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Dates available for sale

  • 1 October 2019 - 21 September 2020

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Recall advertisement.pdf (346.57 KB)

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.