2020-2022 Kawasaki KLX230 Bikes May Recall

AMERiders has news for you that 2020-2022 Kawasaki KLX230 Bikes May have a recall as a front brake disc for a different model was installed on affected bikes by mistake. The ones affected will be switched to the correct one.

On June 6, 2022, Kawasaki Motors Corporation USA issued a safety recall for 2020-2022 KLX230 ABS and KLX230 S ABS motorcycles. The issue? An incorrectly sized front brake disc may have been installed. This error could lead to insufficient braking force when using the front brake, which could increase the risk of a crash. 

Approximately 1,923 units are believed to be affected, which represents an estimated one percent of the population. Kawasaki is a manufacturer that sells its vehicles in multiple markets, which may have different specifications and legal requirements for parts on vehicles. In this case, according to Kawasaki’s records, the front brake disc for a different market may have incorrectly been installed on some bikes. Affected bikes were produced between June 17, 2019, and February 17, 2022, with VINs ranging from MH4LXCA13LJP00012 to MH4LXCA10MJP00955 and from MH4LXCG19NJP00042 to MH4LXCG14NJP01096. 

2020-2022 Kawasaki KLX230

Under the terms of this recall, authorized Kawasaki dealers will replace the incorrect front brake disc with the correct one. They will also replace the old front brake pads with a new set. If you’re an affected KLX230 ABS or KLX230 S ABS owner who had already experienced a failure and has paid for repairs, you may be eligible for reimbursement. However, you’ll need to send your owner and VIN information, as well as appropriate service orders and proof of payment for the same to Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. ATTN: Customer Care P. O. Box 25252 Santa Ana, California 92799-5252.  

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