Kawasaki has issued a recall for many 2008 Kawasaki Concours motorcycles for a problem with the rear brake pedal. Please read the details below.
Kawasaki has no specific remedy for this recall yet, so if you ride a Concours, keep an eye out for any debris buildup around the brake pedal which could interfere with normal operation.
Manufacturer: Kawasaki Motors Corp. USA
2008 Kawasaki / ZG1400A8F
2008 Kawasaki / ZG1400A8FL
2008 Kawasaki / ZG1400B8F
2008 Kawasaki / ZG1400B8FL
Models affected: Kawasaki Concours
NHTSA Campaign Number: 08V623000
Potential Units Affected: 4628
Problem: Kawasaki is recalling 4,628 model year 2008 ZG1400A8F/A8FL, and ZG1400B8F/B8FL motorcycles. Trapped road debris may interfere with free movement of the rear brake pedal, preventing full release of the rear brake which can lead to overheating damage and possible brake failure. Brake failure could result in a crash.
Corrective Action: Kawasaki has not yet provided a remedy plan for this recall. The recall is expected to begin on or about December 8, 2008. Owners may contact Kawasaki at 1-949-770-0400.