Kawasaki Teryx Recreational Vehicle Recall [US]


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US/Washington: Kawasaki Teryx Off-Highway Vehicles Recall [US]Kawasaki expands its existing recall for an estimated total of 37,500 Teryx and Teryx4 Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles due to injury hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/Xif3c

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/Recall-Alerts/2016/Kawasaki-Expands-Recall-of-Teryx-and-Teryx4-Recreational-Off-Highway-Vehicles/

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain 2012 and 2013 model year Teryx4 750 4×4 (four seat models) and 2014, 2015, 2016 model year Teryx 800 4×4 (two seat models) and 2014, 2015 and 2016 model year Teryx4 800 4×4 (four seat models) Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles.

The recalled four-wheel Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles have automotive style controls and seating for two or four people, including the driver. The Teryx 800 model has side-by-side seating for two people, two doors, a roll bar with hand holds and a cargo bed. The Teryx4 750 and Teryx 4 800 have side-by-side seating for four people, four doors, a roll bar with hand holds and a cargo bed.

The models come in three different styles: Non-EPS, EPS and EPS LE. The LE style has a roof and aluminum wheels. The model name is printed on the driver’s side of the hood or on the left and right front fender.

  • The 2012 Teryx4 750 model comes in blue, camo, green, yellow and red color schemes.
  • The 2013 Teryx4 750 model comes in black, camo, green, red, white, and yellow colors.
  • The 2014 Teryx4 800 model comes in green, camo, yellow and orange color schemes.
  • The 2015 Teryx4 800 model comes in green, orange, white, camo, and black colors.
  • The 2016 Teryx4 800 model comes in camo, white, green, red and gray color schemes.
  • The 2014 Teryx 800 model comes in camo, green, and blue colors.
  • The 2015 Teryx 800 comes in green, white, black and camo color schemes.
  • The 2016 Teryx 800 comes in green, gray, camo and white colors.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s design and retail presentation. Additional brands and/or variations of the recalled Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles are pictured on the Web site above.

According to the CPSC, sticks or other debris can break through the Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle’s floor board and protrude into the foot rest area, posing an injury hazard to the driver and front passenger. Kawasaki has received 628 incident reports of debris cracking or breaking through the floor boards of the Vehicles, including eight reports of injuries to riders’ lower extremities.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles, please do not use them. Instead, kindly contact an authorized Kawasaki dealer to schedule a free repair, consisting of the installation of floor board guards and replacing damaged floorboards. Consumers with previously repaired vehicles should contact Kawasaki dealers to receive this additional repair.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Kawasaki toll-free at 1-866-802-9381 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Pacific Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.kawasaki.com and click on the Recall/Safety Info link at the bottom of the page for more information.

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Additional information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 16-714
Recalls Direct RIN: 6380-2016
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