Recall: Teryx4 Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles
On 2012-08-22, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Teryx4 Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles due to a potential crash hazard. This product sold new beginning in October 2011 for about $13400.
About 7,000 units are involved in this Kawasaki recreational off-highway vehicle recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 8th recall of products in the Hunting & Utility Vehicles, incld ROV category in 2012.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 50 similar recalls,
involving about 500,000 product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (866) 802-9381
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What is the problem?
The steering gear assembly and front brakes can fail, resulting in the loss of steering and braking, posing a risk of injury or death.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled vehicles are 2012 Kawasaki Teryx4 4x4 recreational off-highway vehicles in the following styles: 750, 750 EPS and 750 EPS LE. The four-wheel drive recreational off-highway vehicles have side-by-side seating for four people and automobile style controls. The vehicles are sold in red, camouflage, green, blue and yellow colors. The model name "Teryx4" appears on the driver's side of the hood. The style name does not appear on the 750 version. For all colors of the 750 EPS except camouflage, "EPS" appears on the driver and passenger side cowling near the top front corner of the doors. On the 750 EPS LE, "EPS" appears on the driver and passenger side cowling near top front corner of the doors and "LE" appears on the hood on the driver's side.
These items were sold new+ at Kawasaki dealers nationwide from October 2011 through July 2012 for about $13,400.
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 contact their local Kawasaki dealer to schedule a free repair.
For more information, contact Kawasaki between 8 a.m. and 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.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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