Kawasaki Motors Pty Ltd — Steering Knuckle Breakage

PRA number

2003/6476

Campaign number

DC6001A

Published date

Product description

Imported into Australia during January 1997 to December 2000.
Identifying features

Other identifying numbers

Models KVF300A/B, and KVF400A/B/C/D.
Campaign number: DC6001A

What are the defects?

The tightening torque of the knuckle joint bolt (pinch bolt) is not specified high enough to hold the ball joint securely. If the ball joint is loose in the knuckle, the knuckle, the pinch bolt, and the ball joint wear, causing the ball joint to fall off.

What should consumers do?

Contact your Kawasaki Dealer.

Supplier

Kawasaki Motors Pty Ltd

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Responsible regulator

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

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