It isn’t too often that we see a recall that affects only the law enforcement edition of a motorcycle, but that is the case here with the NHTSA reporting that 44 of the 2012 & 2013 Kawasaki Concours 14 that are in use by law enforcement officers need to be recalled for an electrical issue.
As you may know, police interceptors are outfitted with a bevy of additional electrical system, and in the case of the Kawasaki Concours 14, the extra accessories may cause the bike’s main 30 amp fuse to blow. In addition to this, the added wiring harness for the police equip may chafe, which could result in a short-circuit, which again could cause the main 30 amp fuse to blow.
Despite setting up a good joke about how one’s speeding could really make a cop blow a fuse, tripping the main 30 amp fuse would cause the Concours 14 to stall, which is a safety concern for the men and women who protect and serve. Accordingly, Kawasaki will notify affected owners, and dealers will correct the electrical system problems, free of charge.