Kawasaki has issued a recall for 2009 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R motorcycles for a problem with the timing inspection caps. Please read the details below.
Manufacturer: Kawasaki Motors Corp. USA
Model Year: 2009
Models affected: Kawasaki NINJA ZX-10R ,ZX1000E9F
NHTSA Campaign Number: 09V063000
Problem: Kawasaki is recalling model year 2009 Ninja ZX10R (ZX1000E9F/E9FA/E9FAL) motorcycles. The timing inspection caps on the starter clutch cover may come loose due to improper tightening and fall out, allowing oil to leak onto the rear tire this could create a crash resulting in injury or death.
Corrective Action: Dealers will tighten the timing inspection caps free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on or before February 23, 2009. Owners may contact Kawasaki at 1-866-802-9381.