ALERT: New Kawasaki Ninja 300 being recalled due to issues with ECU

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We reported in great detail when the new Kawasaki Ninja 300 was recalled in international markets due to ABS-related issues. Now, it has emerged that some of the new N300 bikes will be recalled due to issues with the ECU.

Launched in India earlier this year, the new Ninja 300 replaced the last gen Ninja 250 in our market. While the first recall didn’t affect the India spec model, it isn’t yet known if the latest recall drive will cover the Indian N300s. As many as 11,097 units will be recalled and Kawasaki will notify owners of the bikes which will be covered in this recall though email. The respective ECUs of all the affected bikes will be replaced free of cost at the dealerships.

India spec Kawasaki Ninja 300 technical specifications

  • Engine type – Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke Parallel Twin
  • Displacement – 296 cm3
  • Bore x stroke – 62.0 x 49.0 mm
  • Compression ratio – 10.6:1
  • Valve/Induction system – DOHC, 8 valves
  • Maximum power – 29.0 kW {39 PS} / 11,000 rpm
  • Maximum torque – 27.0 N.m {2.8 kgf.m} / 10,000 rpm
  • Fuel system – Fuel injection: ø32 mm x 2 (Keihin), with dual throttle valves
  • Ignition – Digital
  • Starting – Electric
  • Lubrication – Forced lubrication, wet sump
  • Transmission – 6-speed, return
  • Frame type – Tube diamond, steel
  • Rake/Trail – 27° / 93 mm
  • Wheel travel, front – 120 mm
  • Wheel travel, rear – 132 mm
  • Tyre, front – 110/70-17 M/C 54S
  • Tyre, rear – 140/70-17 M/C 66S
  • Steering angle, left / right – 35° / 35°
  • Suspension, front – 37 mm telescopic fork
  • Suspension, rear – Bottom-Link Uni-Trak with gas-charged shock and 5-way adjustable preload
  • Brakes, front – Single 290 mm petal disc Single balanced actuation dual-piston
  • Brakes, rear – Single 220 mm petal disc Caliper: Dual-piston
  • Dimensions (L x W x H) – 2,015 mm x 715 mm x 1,110 mm
  • Wheelbase – 1,405 mm
  • Ground Clearance – 140 mm
  • Seat height – 785 mm
  • Fuel capacity – 17 litres
  • Final Drive – Sealed chain
  • Primary reduction ratio – 3.087 (71/23)
  • Gear ratios: 1st – 2.714 (38/14)
  • Gear ratios: 2nd – 1.789 (34/19)
  • Gear ratios: 3rd – 1.409 (31/22)
  • Gear ratios: 4th – 1.160 (29/25)
  • Gear ratios: 5th – 1.000 (27/27)
  • Gear ratios: 6th – 0.857 (24/28)
  • Final reduction ratio – 3.000 (42/14)
  • Clutch – Wet multi-disc, manual
  • Curb Mass – 172 kgs

 

Source: NHTSA via AAR

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