Kawasaki has issued a recall for certain 2008 and 2009 Kawasaki Vulcan motorcycles for a problem with leaking fuel tanks. Please read the details below for specific models affected.
Manufacturer: Kawasaki Motors Corp. USA
2009 Kawasaki / VN900B9F
2009 Kawasaki / VN900B9FL
2008 Kawasaki / VN900C8F
2008 Kawasaki / VN900D8F
Models affected: Kawasaki Vulcan
NHTSA Campaign Number: 08V473000
Potential Units Affected: 604
Problem: Kawasaki is recalling 604 model year 2008 Vulcan VN900C8F, VN900D8F, and model year 2009 VN900B9F, and VN900B9FL motorcycles. Fuel can leak from between the tank filler neck and the fuel cap gasket. Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source can result in a fire.
Corrective Action: Dealers will replace the fuel tank. The recall is expected to begin during September or October 2008. Owners may contact Kawasaki at 1-949-770-0400.