Kawasaki recalls 10,000 dirtbikes for potential fuel leak

Publish Date: 
Feb 18, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Kawasaki is recalling about 10,000 off-road motorcycles due to a potential fuel leak between the tank and the fuel tap on certain vehicles that can pose a fire hazard, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

The recall involves 9,978 model year 2010, 2011 and 2012 KLX110 and 110L bikes manufactured by Kawasaki in Thailand and sold by Kawasaki dealers here from November 2009 to January 2014. No injuries have been reported, CPSC stated.

"Affected models are 2010 KLX110CAF/DAF, 2011 KLX110CBF/DBF and 2012 KLX110 CCF/DCF recreational off-highway motorcycles," Kawasaki reported. 

Consumers are being asked to schedule a free repair at their dealership. Dealers will need inspect the bikes and replace the fuel tank and fuel tap O-ring, according to Kawasaki.

Posted by Mary Slepicka