Kawasaki USA Recalls Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Injury, Death Hazard

April 26, 2012
Alert #12-731
 

Kawasaki USA Recalls Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Injury, Death Hazard

The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Teryx Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles

Units: About 2,000

Distributor: Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A., of Irvine, Calif.

Hazard: The recalled products have been incorrectly labeled as having a higher occupant capacity than is safe. Operating the vehicle with additional occupants creates an injury or death hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: None

Description: The recalled vehicles are model year 2012 Kawasaki four-wheel recreational off-highway vehicles with side-by-side seating for two people, automobile style controls, with model types Teryx 750 FI 4x4, Teryx 750 FI 4x4 LE, Teryx 750 FI 750 4x4 LE SGE and Teryx 750 FI 4x4 Sport. The model type is printed on the hood of the vehicles. The recalled vehicles are available in the solid colors green, red, grey, silver, black and camouflage (khaki).

Sold at: Kawasaki dealers nationwide from August 2011 through March 2012 for between $10,600 and $12,000.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers will receive a replacement glove compartment cover stating the correct occupant capacity in the mail. They can install it themselves with included instructions or contact their Kawasaki dealer to schedule a free installation.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Kawasaki between 8 a.m. through 5 p.m. Monday through Friday toll-free at (866) 802-9381 or visit the firm's website at www.kawasaki.com. Kawasaki is contacting its customers directly.

 

Picture of recalled recreational off-highway vehicle