Kawasaki Motors Recalls Fuel Filters for Lawn Mower and Utility Vehicle Engines Due to Fire Hazard

Kawasaki has received more than 100 reports of fuel leaks in lawn mowers. Filters were sold separately and as part of engine tune-up kits.

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Fecha del retiro: noviembre 15, 2012
Número del retiro: 13-041
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  • Recalled Fuel Filter for Kawasaki Motors engines

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    Recalled Fuel Filter for Kawasaki Motors engines

  • The date code location on the fuel filters

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    The date code location on the fuel filters

  • The date code location on the fuel filters

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    The date code location on the fuel filters

Resumen del retiro

Nombre del producto:

Fuel Filters and Tune-Up Kits with Fuel Filters

Riesgo:

The fuel filter can leak, posing a fire hazard.

Contacto para los consumidores:

Kawasaki Motors; toll-free at (866) 836-4463, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m .ET Monday through Friday, www.kawpower.com or e-mail ffrecall@kmc-usa.com

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Detalles del retiro

En conjunción con

Health Canada also has a press release on this recall which is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1720
Unidades

About 55,000 filters and about 1,200 tune-up kits

Descripción

The recalled fuel filters are white translucent plastic and attach to the fuel tubes on Kawasaki lawn mower and utility vehicle engines. The filters were sold separately and as part of engine tune-up kits. “VISU Filter” and a manufacturing date code number are on the top of the filter. The following date codes are included in this recall: 136/11 through 365/11 and 001/12 through 216/12. The tune-up kits say “Kawasaki Engine Tune-Up Kit” on the box. A part number is located on the top of the box. Recalled tune-up kits include one of the following part numbers: 99969-6189, 99969-6190, 99969-6191, 99969-6196 and 99969-6220.

Kawasaki Motors is recalling lawn mowers and utility vehicles that use this filter, also.

Incidentes/Lesiones

Kawasaki has received 110 reports of fuel leaks in lawn mowers, including two reports of leaks from replacement filters. No injuries reported.

Remedio

Consumers should immediately stop using products with the recalled fuel filters and contact Kawasaki or a Kawasaki dealer for a free repair.

Vendido en

Kawasaki dealers nationwide between August 2011 and August 2012. Filters cost about $5; tune-up kits cost between $40 and $70.

Fabricado por

Kawasaki Motors Corp. USA of Grand Rapids, Mich.

Fabricación en

U.S.

  • Recalled Fuel Filter for Kawasaki Motors engines

  • The date code location on the fuel filters

  • The date code location on the fuel filters