Kawasaki will announce a voluntary safety recall campaign on 2020 JET SKI® STX®160, 160X & 160LX personal watercraft models.
Name of Product: JET SKI STX160
Distributor: Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A., Foothill Ranch, CA
Hazard: On eligible units, high pressure water impact with the front hatch cover could result in damage to the front hatch cover attachment mechanism. Continued use of the watercraft with damaged parts can result in detachment of the front hatch cover from the watercraft. In the worst case, the detached front hatch cover can impact the operator while riding, resulting in injury.
Remedy: STOP RIDING YOUR JET SKI STX160 UNTIL AN AUTHORIZED REPAIR HAS BEEN COMPLETED.
Description: 2020 JET SKI STX160, 160X & 160LX personal watercraft.
Sold at: Kawasaki dealers nationwide beginning October 2019 for between $9,599 and $11,699.
Kawasaki Action: Our highest priority is to repair your watercraft. Kawasaki is diligently pursuing a repair procedure and will announce a campaign to complete repairs in conjunction with the United States Coast Guard (USCG) as soon as possible.
Consumer Contact: If you have questions, please contact Kawasaki Customer Care Department at (866) 802-9381 (toll-free) between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. PT Monday through Friday. Please have your Hull Identification Number ready when calling.