Recall: Kawasaki Brute Force 300 All-terrain Vehicles (ATVs)
On 2017-09-06, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Kawasaki Brute Force 300 All-terrain Vehicles (ATVs) due to a potential fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in November 2011 for about $4300.
About 20,000 units are involved in this Kawasaki atv recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 6th recall of products in the All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) category in 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 70 similar recalls,
involving about 1 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The fuel tap or carburetor can leak fuel, posing a fire hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves all 2012 through 2017 model Kawasaki Brute Force 300 ATVs. The recalled ATVs have seating for one person and were sold in red, black, white and green. Brute Force is printed on the right and left front fender. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is located under the bumper. To check for recalled vehicles by VIN, visit www.kawasaki.com.
These items were sold new+ at Kawasaki dealers nationwide from November 2011 through June 2017 for about $4,300.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ATVs and contact Kawasaki to schedule a free repair.
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.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received 260 reports of fuel leaking from the fuel tap or carburetor. No injuries have been reported.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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