WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 20, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
Kawasaki Recall Summary
Name of product: Utility vehicles, recreational off-highway vehicles and all-terrain vehicles
Hazard: The fuel gauge retainer can collapse and leak fuel, posing a fire hazard.
Recall date: June 20, 2017
Units: About 6,600
Consumer Contact: Kawasaki toll-free at 866-802-9381 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.Kawasaki.com and click on “Recalls” for more information.
Description: This recall involves 2017 Mule™ utility vehicles, Teryx® and Teryx4™ recreational off-highway vicles, and Brute Force® 750 all-t The 2017 Mule utility vehicle is a four-wheel off-highway vehicle with side by side seating for two to six people and automotive style controls. The model name is printed on the right and left front fender. For the Mule SX series and the Mule 4000 series, the vehicle identification number (VIN) is located under the seat. For the Pro models, the VIN is located on the steel frame between the right front lower A-arm mounts. The 2017 Teryx recreational off-highway vehicle is a four-wheel off-highway vehicle with seating for two or four people and automotive style controls. The model name is printed on the right and left front fender. The VIN is located on the steel frame between the right front lower A-arm mounts.The 2017 Brute Force 750 4x4i all-terrain vehicle is a four-wheel off-highway vehicle with seating for one person. The model name is printed on the right and left front fender. The VIN is located on the steel frame between the left front lower A-arm mounts. The vehicles were sold in various colors.
|Model Year||Model||VIN Range|
|Brute Force 750 all-terrain vehicles|
|2017||BRUTE FORCE 750 4x4i EPS||JKAVFDL11HB506155 – JKAVFDG10HB512832|
|2017||BRUTE FORCE 750 4x4i EPS Camo|
|2017||BRUTE FORCE 750 4x4i EPS|
|2017||BRUTE FORCE 750 4x4i|
|Teryx recreational off-highway vehicles|
|2017||TERYX||JKBRFCH17HB501204 – JKBRTCG10HB507422|
|Mule utility vehicles|
|2017||MULE SX 4×4||JKBAFSL19HB500313 – JK1AFCR14HB531308|
|2017||MULE SX 4×4 XC|
|2017||MULE SX 4×4 XC Camo|
|2017||MULE SX 4×4 XC SE|
|2017||MULE SX 4×4 SE|
|2017||MULE 4010 4X4|
|2017||MULE 4010 Trans4x4|
|2017||MULE 4010 Trans4x4 Camo|
|2017||MULE 4010 4×4 SE|
|2017||MULE 4010 Trans4x4 SE|
|2017||MULE PRO-FXT EPS|
|2017||MULE PRO-FXT EPS LE|
|2017||MULE PRO-FXT EPS Camo|
|2017||MULE PRO-FX ESP|
|2017||MULE PRO-FX ESP LE|
|2017||MULE PRO-FX ESP Camo|
|2017||MULE PRO-FXT Ranch Edition|
|2017||MULE PRO-FX Ranch Edition|
|2017||MULE PRO-DXT EPS|
|2017||MULE PRO-DXT EPS LE|
|2017||MULE PRO-DX EPS|
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact Kawasaki for a free repair. The firm is contacting all known purchasers directly.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Sold At: Kawasaki dealers nationwide from March 2017 through April 2017 for between $8,000 and $15,000.
Distributor(s): Kawasaki Motors Corp. U.S.A., of Foothill Ranch, Calif.
Manufactured In: U.S.
Recall number: 17-751
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