Skip to main content

Kawasaki USA Recalls Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Injury, Death Hazard

Name of Product:
Teryx Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles
Hazard:
The recalled products have been incorrectly labeled as having a higher occupant capacity than is safe. Operating the vehicle with additional occupants creates an injury or death hazard.
Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
April 26, 2012
Units:
About 2,000
Consumer Contact

For more information, contact Kawasaki between 8 a.m. through 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.

Recall Details

Description:

The recalled vehicles are model year 2012 Kawasaki four-wheel recreational off-highway vehicles with side-by-side seating for two people, automobile style controls, with model types Teryx 750 FI 4x4, Teryx 750 FI 4x4 LE, Teryx 750 FI 750 4x4 LE SGE and Teryx 750 FI 4x4 Sport. The model type is printed on the hood of the vehicles. The recalled vehicles are available in the solid colors green, red, grey, silver, black and camouflage (khaki).

Remedy:

Consumers will receive a replacement glove compartment cover stating the correct occupant capacity in the mail. They can install it themselves with included instructions or contact their Kawasaki dealer to schedule a free installation.

Incidents/Injuries:

None

Sold At

Kawasaki dealers nationwide from August 2011 through March 2012 for between $10,600 and $12,000.

Manufactured In:
United States
Distributor(s):

Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A., of Irvine, Calif.

Recall number:
12-731
Choose Your Recall Emails Get Notified About Each Recall via Email.
About the U.S. CPSC
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
For lifesaving information:
SaferProducts.gov