Kawasaki’s Z125 Pro – the Honda Grom’s largest competitor – has been recalled for possible leaking shock absorbers. Kawasaki says 1282 of its 2017 Z125 Pro motorcycles manufactured from Feb. 4, 2016, through June 7, 2016, may be affected.
The bikes’ shock abosrbers may leak oil and lose their function. If this occurs, the motorcycle’s handling can be affected, increasing the risk of a crash.
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Kawasaki will notify owners, and dealers will replace the shock absorbers, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on July 26, 2016. Owners may contact Kawasaki customer service at 1-866-802-9381. Kawasaki’s number for this recall is MC16-04.Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.