KYMCO Turf Utility Vehicle Recall [US]


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US/Washington: KYMCO Turf Utility Vehicle Recall [US]KYMCO recalls an estimated 1,700 Turf Utility Vehicles due to crash and personal injury hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/ZybNX

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/Recall-Alerts/2016/KYMCO-Recalls-Utility-Vehicles/

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves all model years 2015 and 2016 UXV 450i, UXV 450i LE and UXV 450i Turf model Utility Vehicles.

The recalled Utility Vehicles were sold in blue, forest camouflage, matte black, gold, green, red, blue and black colors and/or themes.

  • The model year 2015 recalled Utility Vehicles are those with the last six (6) numbers of their vehicle identification numbers (“VINs”) between “100101” and “190370”.
  • The model year 2016 recalled Utility Vehicles are those with the last six numbers of their vehicle identification numbers (“VINs”) between “190371” and “260240”.

The VIN can be found on the frame behind the right front wheel. The brand, “UXV” is printed on each side of the rear cargo box and on the hood. The manufacturer, “KYMCO” is printed on the side panels.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional variations of the recalled Utility Vehicles are pictured on the Web site above.

According to the CPSC, the throttle on the recalled Turf Utility Vehicles can fail to return to idle when force is no longer applied. This could cause the rider to lose control, posing crash and injury hazards. The firm has received seven (7) reports of the throttle failing. No injuries have been reported.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Turf Utility Vehicles, please do not use them. Instead, kindly contact an authorized KYMCO dealer for a free inspection and free repair. KYMCO is also contacting registered owners directly.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact KYMCO toll-free at 1-888-235-3417 anytime. Alternatively, you can e-mail the company at info@kymcousa.com or visit the company’s Web site at http://www.kymcousa.com and click on the “Recall Information” link for more information.

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Additional information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 16-730
Recalls Direct RIN: 6691-2016
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