Kawasaki has recalled certain 2019 Z900 motorcycles for potential front or rear wheel lockups.  This recall began on February 15, 2019.  The affected models are as follows:

  • Z900 RS ABS
  • Z900 RS Cafe ABS

A 2019 Kawasaki Z900 ABS. Photo credit: Kawasaki

A total of 497 Kawasaki Z900 motorcycles may be affected by this recall.

A 2019 Kawasaki Z900 RS Cafe ABS: Photo credit: Kawasaki

According to Kawasaki, the ABS hydraulic unit (ABS unit) may have been contaminated with debris during the manufacturing process.  The debris could potentially result in the front or rear wheel locking up when braking during riding.

Kawasaki says owners have been notified and should take the affected machines to a Kawasaki dealer.  The dealer will inspect the ABS unit and replace it if necessary.  All work is to be performed free of charge.

Should an owner have any questions, they may contact Kawasaki Customer Care at 1-866-802-9381.  The Kawasaki recall number is MC19-01.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 or go to www.safercar.gov for details.




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