Kawasaki Versys-X 300 Recall For Defective Light Issue

A defect in the Versys-X 300 tail/brake light socket has Kawasaki's new ADV on the recall list.

2017 Kawasaki Versys-X 300 recall news
A defect in the Versys-X 300 tail/brake light socket has Kawasaki's new ADV on the recall list. CLICK HERE to read our First Ride Review of the 2017 Versys-X 300.Kevin Wing

The following motorcycle recall report is filed with the NHTSA:
Report Receipt Date: July 11, 2017
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V465000
Component(s): Lighting System
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,888
Manufacturer: Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.

THE RECALL: Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. (Kawasaki) is recalling certain 2017 Versys-X 300 motorcycles. A loose tail/brake light socket may allow the bulb to fall out.

WHAT COULD HAPPEN: Without a working tail/brake light, there is an increased risk of a crash.

THE FIX: Kawasaki will notify owners, and dealers will replace the tail/brake light socket, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Kawasaki customer service at 1-866-802-9381.

MORE RECALL INFORMATION: 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 safercar.gov.