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Kawasaki Ninja 300 under Investigation for Mysterious Stalling Reports

The NHTSA is currently investigating a stalling engine problem reported by several Kawasaki Ninja 300 owners, CMG informs us.
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It appears that in some cases, reducing the throttle would cause the engine to stall, and this might be a hazard when using engine braking. While the exact cause of the problem was not yet identified, a NHTSA report mentions that Kawasaki dealers claim the source of the issue lies with the injection system. Further investigations will eventually trace the problem back to its origin and fix it.

No recall campaign was issued by the NHTSA so far, as the Preliminary Evaluation is still in progress. Kawasaki has updated the fuel delivery system for their small-displacement bikes: the Ninja 250 used carburetors, whereas the new Ninja 300 runs fuel injection. We'll be back on this as soon as news emerges.

 
 
 
 
 

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