WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Kawasaki-Recalls-Brute-Force-300-All-Terrain-Vehicles
Name of Product: Brute Force 300 all-terrain vehicles (ATVs)
Hazard: The fuel tap or carburetor can leak fuel, posing a fire hazard.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ATVs and contact Kawasaki to schedule a free repair.
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.
Units: About 20,000
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.
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 September 2010 through June 2016 for about $4,300.
Importer/ Distributor: Kawasaki Motors Corp. U.S.A., of Foothill Ranch, Calif.
Manufacturer: Kwang Yang Motor Co. Ltd, of Taiwan
Manufactured in: Taiwan
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