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1999 KAWASAKI VULCAN 1500 in sebastopol, cal
i have a 99 1500 nomad that backfires and stalls also (thought it was a vaccum leak and had it repaired )500 bucks.It still doing it .What part are you taking about(on backorder)?
KAWASAKI VULCAN 1500 in chula, ga
i bought a Kawasaki vn 1500 was told the upper head had to be replaced now I have ticking/slapping noise that I cant get rid of, the hydraulic lifters is tight build up don't know what else it could be.
1999 KAWASAKI VULCAN NOMAD in Haddock, Ga.
Why are so many attorneys reluctant to take a case that clearly shows that a corporation really don't care about the safety of the people that use their product.
1999 KAWASAKI VULCAN NOMAD in Haddock,Ga.
I was almost run over by an 18 wheeler because of the plastic oil pump gear that is meshed into metal. The teeth on the gear failed and I the bike lost all compression and almost stopped in the middle of the road with an 18 wheeler right on...
1999 KAWASAKI VULCAN NOMAD in Centennial, CO
What dealer did you use for the oil pressure gear? Thanks, Mike
2007 KAWASAKI ZX1400A7F in south africa
what is your vin number range, possibly could be linked to frame problem recall
2008 KAWASAKI CONCOURS 14
I'm the owner of a 2009 Concours14 and the same issue happenned on mine too !!! Was riding on highway and it just felt down on the road ! I'm sure it was correctly locked !
2000 KAWASAKI KLR650 in Calgary, AB
My 2008 KLR650 transmission catastrophically failed at 130km/hr on the highway. After much grinding, the engine freewheeling, I pulled over and oil was pouring onto the road. Not pulled apart yet, but likely the main drive shaft snapped,...
1999 KAWASAKI VULCAN 1500 in jeovah
My nomad does the same thing. Driving along highway and it will just shut off at various times during the ride. It seems worse with a full tank of gas.
1999 KAWASAKI VN1500 in dallas,tx
Just happen to me....in shop now don't know how much to replace yet, sounds like 600-700. any quick fix!
1999 KAWASAKI VN1500 in cincinnati, oh
my oil pump gear came off of my 1999 vn 1500 and you sound like you had about the same problem. did the dealer have to replace it for free
2008 KAWASAKI CONCOURS 14 in Kutz Town, PA
Tl contact owns a 2008 kawasaki concours 14. while riding 60 mph, the locking mechanism failed and the hard bag on the left side of the vehicle detached and fell on the road. the plastic hook used for the vehicle has two weak pins molded ...
2008 KAWASAKI CONCOURS 14 in San Antonio, TX
I have a 2008 kawasaki concours14, and the locking mechanisms on one of my hard bags has failed. the motorcycle only has 2,100 miles and there are many reports on the internet of individuals having the same problem and the bags falling off ...
2008 KAWASAKI CONCOURS 14 in Skokie, IL
Hard saddle bags loose on motorcycle. latch mechanism binds when retracting saddlebag securing hook. upon inspection of latch, one of the pins within the latch was found to be sheared off.
2008 KAWASAKI CONCOURS 14 in Skokie, IL
Hard saddle bags loose on motorcycle. latch mechanism binds when retracting saddlebag securing hook. upon inspection of latch, one of the pins within the latch was found to be sheared off.
2007 KAWASAKI KL650A in Hampton, GA
Engine locked up in traffic at highway speeds.
2005 KAWASAKI KL650A19 in Russelville, AR
Tl contact owns a 2005 kawasaki klr650 (na). the contact noticed that approximately ten bolts were missing from his vehicle. the foot peg bolts and muffler mounting bolts were missing, which caused the foot peg to detach. the vehicle was...
2006 KAWASAKI KL650A6F in Bozeman, MT
Tl contact owns a 2006 kawasaki klr650 (na). while performing maintenance on the vehicle, the contact noticed that the idler shaft spring failed. the contact removed a piece of the idler shaft spring from the engine. the dealer was notif...
2006 KAWASAKI ZX1400A6F in Grants Pass, OR
Frame weld failure.
2006 KAWASAKI ZX1400A6F in Indianapolis, IN
Heard of people having problems with frames cracking on the internet and found out that mine is also cracked. it is a motorcycle and the rearend of the bike could come detached if the crack becomes a break. also have a friend with a crack...
2006 KAWASAKI ZX1400A6F in Grants Pass, OR
Http://www.zx14ninja.com/phpbb2/viewforum.php?f=1&sid=39ffbe2405e99cf124eb68e96916beab i was riding and hit a small pot hold and the frame broke, not just a brake but total frame failure. if it had happened in a corner i might not be here ...
2008 KAWASAKI KLR650 in Sioux Falls, SD
Preload adjuster on the rear shock of a 2008 kawasaki klr650 failed. preload on rear shock was not adjustable and stuck in the first position of five. entire shock was warranted and replaced with a functioning shock by kawasaki.
2008 KAWASAKI KLR650 in Canton, OH
Rear shock preload adjuster fails to adjust preload, this can lead to dangerous loading conditions if user is unable to properly adjust suspension.
2006 KAWASAKI VN1600B6F in Mechanicsville, VA
2006 kawasaki motorcycle. model # vn1600b6f. purchased on may 1, 2007, from burcham cycles, inc. 333b industrial dr. petersburg, va. 23803. vehicle taken to dealer on 8/8/07 with 2 concerns. 1. on one occasion, when downshifting from 3rd ge...
2006 KAWASAKI VN1600B6F in Mechanicsville, VA
2006 kawasaki motorcycle. model # vn1600b6f. purchased on may 1, 2007, from burcham cycles, inc. 333b industrial dr. petersburg, va. 23803. vehicle taken to dealer on 8/8/07 with 2 concerns. 1. on one occasion, when downshifting from 3rd ge...
2008 KAWASAKI KLR650 in Hallstead, PA
Rear pre-load adjuster on 2008 kawasaki klr650 spins freely. cannot adjust suspension to riders weight.
2008 KAWASAKI KLR650 in Clackamas, OR
Shock preload adjuster on my 2008 kawasaki klr 650 broke. every 08 klr i know of, this part has failed. at this time the replacement parts are failing just as fast. kawasaki so far is replaceing the parts under warenty, how ever they havent...
2007 KAWASAKI KLX250S in Ardmore, PA
I applied for a transfer of title thru best auto tags to the pa. dept of transportation on june 29th. to date no title rec'd. pa. d.o.t. sent title to the wrong address. address was recorded correctly by best auto tags. i requested a change...
2001 KAWASAKI ZR1200A1 in Lawrenceburg, IN
Engine failure. faulty connector rod bolt. engine totally destroyed. during a commute to work. could have caused a serious accident.
2008 KAWASAKI CONCOURS 14 in Miami, FL
Tl contact owns a 2008 kawasaki concours 14. while riding the vehicle for 10 minutes, the engine compartment overheated and gave the contact a first degree burn on his right calf. the vehicle was taken to the dealer and they admitted that...
2003 KAWASAKI KL650A17 in Tracyton, WA
2003 kawasaki with engine failure customer states that he believes a recall action is warranted** the tensioner spring broke while the consumer was driving to work. about 10 to 15 miles later, the broken spring became loose and deranged t...
2007 KAWASAKI ZX1400A7F in Berkeley, IL
I purchased a new 2007 kawasaki zx-14 motorcycle in may of this year, 2007. i have maintained the motorcycle in accordance to the manufacture's guidelines. during normal operation of the motorcycle, on smooth flat pavement, at no more tha...
2006 KAWASAKI VN900B6F in Owings, MD
The throttle on my 2006 kawasaki 900 motorcycle will periodically stick while in third gear when traveling at speeds above 25 mph. for example, this occurred to me four times in a two hour period on 8/19/2007. this is very typical and has...
2006 KAWASAKI ZX636C6F in Bartlett, TN
Tl contact owns a 2006 kawasaki zx636c6f. while riding at 40 mph, the parts that hold the front tire rim to the inside of the hub completely snapped. the contact did not strike or ride over anything to cause the failure. the tire did not...
2004 KAWASAKI NINJA in Tinley Park, IL
Kawasaki motorcycle recall customer states that kawaski doesn't want him to ride the bike to the dealership so they should pay for the tow truck charge *
2003 KAWASAKI KLR650 in Seattle, WA
I have a 2003 kawasaki klr650 and the balancer lever adjuster is broken. it makes a loud noise and there is a possibility of engine seizure. i have done nothing to fix this yet and am driving an alternate vehicle.
2005 KAWASAKI EX250F19 in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Tl contact owns a 2005 kawasaki ex250f19. the contact stated that the vehicle was under a recall. while driving 65 mph, the vehicle was involved in a crash in which the contact's spouse sustained cuts and underwent surgery on her knee. a...
2007 KAWASAKI VN1500N7F in Holts Summit, MO
Tl contact owns a 2007 kawasaki vn1500n7f. while driving the vehicle, the speedometer indicated 65 mph. however, according to another driver, the vehicle was only traveling 55 mph. the kawasaki dealer stated that the speedometer arrives ...
2006 KAWASAKI KL650A6F in Georgetown, TN
After reading about others that had this defective part on the exact same motorcycle as i have i decided to replace the part with a aftermarket upgrade. when i opened my engine case i noticed that part of it was already broken! i have und...
2006 KAWASAKI VN900B6F in Gwinn, MI
The engine sometimes stays at speed in 3rd gear at around 40 mph. this happens when speeding up and getting to 40 then letting go of throttle to slow down. it also sometimes happens when entering an exit ramp off the interstate. the qu...
2004 KAWASAKI EX250F18 in Charlotte, NC
The 2004 kawasaki ex250, hole in the gas tank due to the length of the screw provided by the manufacturer. i have given it to a dealer, but do not think that they will get an approval from kawasaki to replace the fuel tank. i would like to ...
1997 KAWASAKI VULCAN CLASSIC in Detroit, MI
Tl contact owns a 1997 kawasaki vulcan classic. while driving approximately 65 mph, the contact heard a rattling noise. the local mechanic diagnosed the aftermarket part, a forward control component, as the cause of the transmission failu...
2001 KAWASAKI KLR650 in Pittsburg, KS
After 14,000 miles of use i am the second owner of the motorcycle the idle shaft lever failed. with the frequency of this failure being reported, there should be a tsb issued.
2005 KAWASAKI KL650A19 in Billings, MT
While doing pm on the 2005 kawasaki klr650 i found that the tension idler arm, known in the klr community as the doohickey was and has been broken. while the motorcycle still ran most serioiuly failed.
2005 KAWASAKI KL650A19 in Chandler, AZ
2005 kawasaki klr 650 8,250 miles. the idler shaft lever (doohickey) retention / return spring was broken. i opened the case to replace this part that has had problems with failure and sure enough mine was broken! had i not done this preven...
2006 KAWASAKI VN900D6F in Scottsboro, AL
I have a kawasaki vulcan 900 classic, and if riding in 3rd gear around 35-40 mph and let off the throttle, the motorcycle continued to accelerate. i have taken it back to the dealer and they were not very helpful with the problem. also,...
2005 KAWASAKI KL650A19 in Barberton, OH
Broken balance shaft adjuster spring , three pieces , on the inside of the motor on a 2005 kawasaki klr 650 motorcycle with 9,034 miles. the breaking of this spring or the adjuster was well documented on internet sites and will undoubtedly...
2006 KAWASAKI KL650A6F in Lancaster, CA
Tl contact owns a 2006 kawasaki kl650a6f. when the vehicle was shifted into neutral it lunged forward and produced a grinding noise. the contact possessed video footage of the failure. the contact stated that the clutch must be held in o...
2002 KAWASAKI KLR650 in Laughlin Afb, TX
I own a 2002 kawasaki klr650 with approximately 9500 miles on it. i was riding at low speed on the date below when i heard a loud metal clang in the engine and the motorcycle came to a screeching halt. luckily, i was only traveling at 3...
2005 KAWASAKI ZX636C1 in Windham, NH
I bought a 2005 kawasaki zx-6r in august of 2005. since then the bike has developed a serious problem within the transmission. starting around 7000 miles the bike will frequently come out of second gear and shift itself back into neutral wh...
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