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Kawasaki Silently Recalls Ninja 300 In India


Good times don’t seem to be rolling at Bajaj Auto’s camp. After facing a strike at its Chakan facility, India’s third largest 2-wheeler manufacturer is recalling two of its performance bikes in India, albeit silently. A few units from the initial KTM Duke 390 have been recalled for over-heating while the Ninja 300′s recall is a global one. Kawasaki announced the recall of its 300cc Ninja last month and now the recall exercise is being undertaken in India, however without any announcement.

Couple of our readers informed us about dealers calling their bikes for an ECU replacement. We spoke with a nearby dealer to confirm the same. In Navi Mumbai, 11 bikes have been recalled and 7 of them have already got their parts replaced. The ECU replacement takes around 5 minutes and we urge all Ninja 300 owners to get in touch with their nearest KTM/Kawasaki service centre immediately. The ECU has an improper setting which can cause the bike to stall while decelerating.

Kawasaki also announced another recall for the Ninja 300 recently but that’s not for the Indian market as the recall pertains to bikes equipped with ABS. Meanwhile the Japanese automaker has launched the 2014 Kawasaki Ninja 300 which gets new colours. A Special Edition (SE) of the bike has been launched which is available in limited numbers (pictured below). The Ninja 300 SE gets a dual tone paint job with red tape on the rims. This does boost the visual appeal of the baby Ninja. The Ninja 300 SE is available in two colours, Lime Green with Ebony and Pearl Stardust White with Ebony, offered in both non-ABS and ABS variants. An India launch seems unlikely but the 2014 model sees a minor price hike.

Kawasaki Ninja 300 Dual Tone

Kawasaki Ninja 300 SE

Kawasaki Ninja 300 Special Edition

2014 Kawasaki Ninja 300 ABS

2014 Ninja 300

2014 Kawasaki Ninja 300

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  • chegondi udaya venkata dutta September 23, 2013, 5:38 pm

    i live in chennai , but till now i didnt get any regarding this issue . Can you please confirm it properly?

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    • Faisal Khan September 23, 2013, 7:20 pm

      Yes buddy, it’s confirmed.

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      • ajosh john September 24, 2013, 2:48 pm

        Mine got replaced.

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        • Faisal Khan September 25, 2013, 12:47 am

          Ajosh, how much time did it take?

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  • Ben September 23, 2013, 5:57 pm

    issues are part and parcel of any new products. it is prevalent in products with high cost cutting. but it’s unfair to make it silent. at the end of the day, it’s the only drawback for faithful customers.

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  • aum October 30, 2013, 4:46 pm

    When it will come to ktm service station coz i am planing to buy this and this colours are in Abs or not

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  • Sriram December 3, 2013, 6:41 am

    Dude I live in pondicherry…can u say which month are they launching…???

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  • shashi kumar December 8, 2013, 3:08 pm

    when is kawasaki ninja 300 special edition coming to india ??

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  • Sriram December 9, 2013, 1:26 pm

    Is that the news of launching ninja special edition in India…????

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  • aryan January 6, 2014, 4:25 pm

    pls tell me is ninja 300 abs in indian market ? and if not den when it cum to india plsss reply in my mail id

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  • Krishna Valecha March 5, 2014, 11:54 pm

    Bro
    is it really confirmed that they launched ABS?
    Because am disparately waiting for it!

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