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Kawasaki USA Recalls Off-Highway Utility Vehicles Due to Oil Leak, Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)

  • Recalled 2015 Kawasaki MULE PRO-FXT EPS LE
  • Recalled 2018 Kawasaki MULE PRO-FXR
  • Recalled 2019 Kawasaki MULE PRO-FX EPS
  • Recalled 2016 Kawasaki MULE PRO-FXT EPS LE
  • Recalled 2019 Kawasaki MULE PRO-FXT EPS LE
  • Recalled 2019 Kawasaki MULE PRO-FXR
  • Recalled 2017 Kawasaki MULE PRO-FX Ranch edition
  • Recalled 2019 Kawasaki MULE PRO-FXT
  • Recalled 2019 Kawasaki MULE PRO-FXT Ranch edition
Name of Product:
Kawasaki MULE PRO off-highway utility vehicles
Riesgo:

Debris can ignite on the vehicle’s exhaust manifold; and frozen water can block the breather hose allowing oil to leak, posing a fire hazard.   

Remedio:
Repair
Recall Date:
March 19, 2020
Unidades:
About 72,000
Contacto para los consumidores

Kawasaki toll-free at 866-802-9381 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.Kawasaki.com and click on “Recalls” for more information. 

Detalles del retiro

Descripción:

This recall involves model year 2015 through 2020 MULE PRO-FX™, MULE PRO-FXR™ and MULE PRO-FXT™ off-highway utility vehicles.  The recalled vehicles were sold in black, blue, bronze, camo, green, red, silver and white.  They have four wheels, side-by-side seating for three to six people and automotive style controls. Mule Pro 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 Year Model Name Model Code VIN Range
2015 MULE PRO-FXT KAF820AFF/L JKBAFSA1XFB500031 through
JKBAFSA18FB500335
MULE PRO-FXT EPS KAF820BFF/L JKBAFSB13FB500001 through
JKBAFSB11FB504158
MULE PRO-FXT EPS LE KAF820CFF/L JKBAFSC17FB500002 through
JKBAFSC17FB504387
MULE PRO-FXT EPS CAMO KAF820DFF/L JKBAFSD17FB500001 through
JKBAFSD17FB502198
2016 MULE PRO-FXT KAF820AGF/L JKBAFSA1XGB500001 through
JKBAFSA19GB500250
MULE PRO-FXT EPS KAF820BGF/L JKBAFSB10GB504816 through
JKBAFSB13GB507371
MULE PRO-FXT EPS LE KAF820CGF/L JKBAFSC18GB504951 through
JKBAFSC16GB507010
MULE PRO-FXT EPS CAMO KAF820DGF/L JKBAFSD19GB502611 through
JKBAFSD16GB503585
MULE PRO-FX KAF820EGF/L JKBAFSE17GB500001 through
JKBAFSE16GB500541
MULE PRO-FX EPS KAF820FGF/L JKBAFSF19GB500001 through
JKBAFSF14GB502450
MULE PRO-FX EPS LE KAF820GGF/L JKBAFSG10GB500001 through
JKBAFSG13GB501918
MULE PRO-FX EPS CAMO KAF820HGF/L JKBAFSH12GB500001 through
JKBAFSH17GB500950
MULE PRO-FXT RANCH EDITION KAF820JGF/L JKBAFSJ1XGB500001 through
JKBAFSJ1XGB501830
2017 MULE PRO-FXT KAF820AHF/L JKBAFSA18HB500001 through
JKBAFSA12HB500821
MULE PRO-FXT EPS KAF820BHF/L JKBAFSB1XHB500001 through
JKBAFSB10HB510083
MULE PRO-FXT EPS LE KAF820CHF/L JKBAFSC11HB500001 through
JKBAFSC10HB509367
MULE PRO-FXT EPS CAMO KAF820DHF/L JKBAFSD13HB500001 through
JKBAFSD19HB504909
MULE PRO-FX KAF820EHF/L JKBAFSE15HB500001 through
JKBAFSE12HB501140
MULE PRO-FX EPS KAF820FHF/L JKBAFSF17HB500001 through
JKBAFSF18HB504056
MULE PRO-FX EPS LE KAF820GHF/L JKBAFSG15HB502201 through
JKBAFSG1XHB502890
MULE PRO-FX EPS CAMO KAF820HHF/L JKBAFSH16HB501301 through
JKBAFSH11HB501450
MULE PRO-FXT RANCH EDITION KAF820JHF/L JKBAFSJ18HB500001 through
JKBAFSJ16HB504483
MULE PRO-FX RANCH EDITION KAF820LHF/L JKBAFSL11HB500001 rough
JKBAFSL11HB500550
2018 MULE PRO-FXT KAF820AJF/L JKBAFSA15JB501001 through
JKBAFSA13JB501370
MULE PRO-FXT EPS KAF820BJF/L JKBAFSB15JB510201 through
JKBAFSB12JB513038
MULE PRO-FXT EPS LE KAF820CJF/L JKBAFSC10JB509651 through
JKBAFSC10JB512209
MULE PRO-FXT EPS CAMO KAF820DJF/L JKBAFSD16JB505151 through
JKBAFSD19JB506231
MULE PRO-FX KAF820EJF/L JKBAFSE17JB501401 through
JKBAFSE16JB501695
MULE PRO-FX EPS KAF820FJF/L JKBAFSF19JB504301 through
JKBAFSF16JB505745
MULE PRO-FX EPS LE KAF820GJF/L JKBAFSG19JB503101 through
JKBAFSG11JB503870
MULE PRO-FXT RANCH EDITION KAF820JJF/L JKBAFSJ18JB504801 through
JKBAFSJ18JB508072
MULE PRO-FXR KAF820KJF/L JKBAFSK12JB500001 through
JKBAFSK13JB503649
2019 MULE PRO-FXT KAF820AKF/L JKBAFSA11KB501501 through
JKBAFSA11KB501935
MULE PRO-FXT EPS KAF820BKF/L JKBAFSB17KB513201 through
JKBAFSB17KB516146
MULE PRO-FXT EPS LE KAF820CKF/L JKBAFSC11KB512401 through
JKBAFSC1XKB514907
MULE PRO-FXT EPS CAMO KAF820DKF/L JKBAFSD16KB506401 through
JKBAFSD11KB507519
MULE PRO-FX KAF820EKF/L JKBAFSE1XKB501801 through
JKBAFSE15KB502161
MULE PRO-FX EPS KAF820FKF/L JKBAFSF13KB505901 through
JKBAFSF13KB507521
MULE PRO-FX EPS LE KAF820GKF/L JKBAFSG18KB504001 through
JKBAFSG1XKB504758
MULE PRO-FXT RANCH EDITION KAF820JKF/L JKBAFSJ12KB508201 through
JKBAFSJ13KB512077
MULE PRO-FXR KAF820KKF/L JKBAFSK13KB503801 through
JKBAFSK1XKB505089
2020 MULE PRO-FXT KAF820ALF/L JKBAFSA1XLB502101 through
JKBAFSA19LB502378
MULE PRO-FXT EPS KAF820BLF/L JKBAFSB1XLB516501 through
JKBAFSB19LB518305
MULE PRO-FXT EPS LE KAF820CLF/L JKBAFSC1XLB515301 through
JKBAFSC1XLB516657
MULE PRO-FXT EPS CAMO KAF820DLF/L JKBAFSD1XLB507701 through
JKBAFSD1XLB508184
MULE PRO-FX KAF820ELF/L JKBAFSE18LB502401 through
JKBAFSE19LB502598
MULE PRO-FX EPS KAF820FLF/L JKBAFSF18LB507919 through
JKBAFSF1XLB509199
MULE PRO-FX EPS LE KAF820GLF/L JKBAFSG18LB505201 through
JKBAFSG12LB505744
MULE PRO-FXT RANCH EDITION KAF820JLF/L JKBAFSJ1XLB512501 through
JKBAFSJ17LB514237
MULE PRO-FXR KAF820KLF/L JKBAFSK13LB507901 through
JKBAFSK18LB508784
MULE PRO-FXT RANCH EDITION KAF820MLF/L JKBAFSM12LB500001 through
JKBAFSM16LB501023
Remedio:

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.

Incidentes/Lesiones:

Kawasaki has received 165 reports of oil leakage and 84 reports of vehicles catching on fire, resulting in three injuries, including one report of a burn to the user’s foot, one report of a burn to the user’s arm, hand and buttocks and one incident of smoke inhalation.  Kawasaki is aware of more than $131,000 in property damage claims, excluding the cost of damage to vehicles.

Sold At

Kawasaki dealers nationwide from July 2014 through December 2019 for between $12,000 and $18,000.

Manufacturer(s):

Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing Corp. U.S.A., of Lincoln, Neb.

Fabricación en:
United States
Distributor(s):

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

Número del retiro:
20-727
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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

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