Kawasaki Issues Recall for All-Terrain Vehicles That Could Catch Fire
The fuel tap on the affected ATVs can leak
Kawasaki has announced the recall of approximately 15,000 model year 2013-2017 KFX50 and 2012-2017 KFX90 all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) with a fuel tap that can leak, posing a fire hazard.
Recalled ATV Details
The recalled ATVs have four wheels and seating for one person and were sold in a variety of colors. The model name is printed on the right and left front fender. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is located on the front of the steel frame behind the bumper.
For a full list of the ATVs included in this recall, including model numbers and VINs, see the official announcement from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
The recalled KFX50 and KFX90 ATVs were sold at Kawasaki dealers nationwide from October 2011 through May 2017 for between $2,000 and $2,600 each.
Kawasaki says that it has received 18 reports of fuel leakage from the fuel tap. No injuries have been reported, to date.
What happens next?
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ATVs and contact Kawasaki to schedule a free repair.
Those with additional questions or concerns about this recall can contact Kawasaki toll-free at (866) 802-9381.