Riders of the Kawasaki KFX-450 2008 model four-wheelers should stop using these ATVs immediately and contact their authorized Kawasaki dealership to arrange for repairs on this potentially dangerous recalled ATV part.
Name of Product: Kawasaki KFX450R All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV)
Units Recalled: About 6,000 ATVs
Made by Kawasaki Motors
Reason For this ATV Recall: The flange, which holds the fuel pump in the fuel tank, can fail to stay connected to the tank itself. This can create a fuel leak, which poses a fire hazard to consumers.
Kawasaki has already received 60 reports of fuel leaks, though no injuries have been reported.
The recalled ATVs are the 2008 model year Kawasaki KFX450R. These fourwheelers are available in white, green, or black, and have “Kawasaki” and “KFX450R” on the front bodywork below the handlebars.
These ATVs were Manufactured in the United States and sold by Kawasaki motorcycle and ATV dealers nationwide between March 2007 and June 2007 for about $7,400.
Consumers should immediately stop using the ATV and contact their authorized Kawasaki dealer to arrange for installation of free replacement fuel tank. For more information, call Kawasaki at (866) 802-9381 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit www.kawasaki.com.