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Kawasaki Recalls Brute Force 300 All-Terrain Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard

  • 2017 Brute Force 300 ATV
Name of Product:
Brute Force 300 all-terrain vehicles (ATVs)
Hazard:

The fuel tap or carburetor can leak fuel, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
September 06, 2017
Units:
About 20,000
Consumer Contact

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.

Recall Details

Description:

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.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ATVs and contact Kawasaki to schedule a free repair.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received 260 reports of fuel leaking from the fuel tap or carburetor. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At

Kawasaki dealers nationwide from November 2011 through June 2017 for about $4,300.

Manufacturer(s):

Kwang Yang Motor Co. Ltd, of Taiwan

Manufactured In:
Taiwan
Importer(s):

Kawasaki Motors Corp. U.S.A., of Foothill Ranch, Calif.

Distributor(s):

Kawasaki Motors Corp. U.S.A., of Foothill Ranch, Calif.

Recall number:
17-218
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