Recall: Kawasaki Mule Pro-MX Off-highway Utility Vehicles
On 2019-03-14, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Kawasaki Mule Pro-MX Off-highway Utility Vehicles due to a potential Fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2018 for about $12000.
About 3,000 units are involved in this Kawasaki off-highway utility vehicle recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 3rd recall of products in the Hunting & Utility Vehicles, incld ROV category in 2019.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 100 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The vehicle's oil cooler hoses can separate and the fuel tank cap gasket can crack allowing fuel to leak, posing a fire hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves 2019 Mule Pro MX utility vehicles, models 700 EPS, 700 EPS LE and 700 Camo EPS. The four-wheel, off-highway utility vehicles were sold in camo, green, red and white. They have side by side seating for two people and automotive style controls. Mule Pro MX is printed on the right and left front fender. Kawasaki is printed on the cargo box. The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is located on the steel frame between the right, front lower A-arm mounts.
|Model||Model Codes||Vin Range|
|MULE PRO-MX EPS||KAF700BKF/L||RGSW643AXKB120101 through RGSW643A2KB130153|
|MULE PRO-MX EPS LE||KAF700CKF/L||RGSW643A0KB140101 through RGSW643AXKB150182|
|MULE PRO-MX EPS Camo||KAF700DKF/L||RGSW643A1KB160101 throughRGSW643A2KB170135|
These items were sold new+ at Kawasaki dealers nationwide from August 2018 through February 2019 for about $12,000.
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 utility vehicles and contact a Kawasaki dealer to schedule a free repair. Kawasaki is contacting all known purchasers directly.
Kawasaki toll-free at 866-802-9381 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online atwww.Kawasaki.comand click on "Recalls" for more information
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Kawasaki has received seven reports of vehicles catching on fire and being damaged. 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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