Kawasaki Motors Corp. U.S.A. Recalls Off-Road Motorcycles Due to Injury Hazard

Washington, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–August 5, 2010.  The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Kawasaki 2010 KLX110 Off-Road Motorcycles

Units: About 4,000

Distributors: Kawasaki Motors Corp. U.S.A., of Irvine, Calif.

Hazard: A faulty housing for the ignition switch can allow water to enter and activate the electric starter unintentionally. This poses a serious hazard of injury or death.

Incidents/Injuries: No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves Kawasaki 2010 model year KLX110CAF and KLX110DAF off-road motorcycles. They were sold in green and have Kawasaki written on the sides of the fuel tank.

Sold by: Kawasaki dealers nationwide from August 2009 through February 2010 for about $2,100.

Manufactured in: Thailand

Remedy: Consumers should stop using these vehicles immediately and contact a local Kawasaki Motorcycle dealer to schedule an appointment for a free repair. The company has attempted to contact all known users.

Consumer Contact: For more information, consumers can contact Kawasaki toll-free at (866) 802-9381 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at