WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 28, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
Name of product: KingQuad 750 all-terrain vehicles (ATVs)
Hazard: The ATV’s battery can fail and cause the engine to stop running while in use, posing a crash hazard.
Consumer Contact: Suzuki at 800-444-5077 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.suzukicycles.com and click on Safety Recalls for more information.
Units: About 3,400
Description: This recall involves model year 2016 and 2017 LT-A750X and LT-A750XP KingQuad ATVs. “Suzuki KingQuad” and “4×4 750AXi” are on decals on the sides. The model number is printed on a hang tag on the ATV and on the owner’s manual. The XP model has power steering. They were sold in green, red, camouflage and black colors.
Incidents/Injuries: Suzuki has received six reports of battery discharge or failure to restart. No injuries have been reported.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ATVs and contact a local Suzuki ATV dealer to schedule an appointment for a free repair. Consumers with recalled ATVs are being sent a notice directly from Suzuki.
Sold At: Suzuki ATV dealers nationwide from September 2015 through November 2016 for between $8,600 and $9,600.
Manufacturer(s): Suzuki Manufacturing of America Corporation, of Rome, Ga.
Distributor(s): Suzuki Motor of America, Inc., of Brea, Calif.
Manufactured In: U.S.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to help ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
Source: Consumer Product Safety Commission