Kawasaki USA, in conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, is recalling about 28,000 Mule Pro side-by-sides. The front floor cover can be punctured by a foreign object, posing an injury hazard to riders.
The recall involves 2015, 2016 and 2017 model year side-by-side recreational off-highway vehicles. The recalled models are 4-wheel side-by-side seating for three to six people and automotive style controls. The vehicles come in various colors. The model name is printed on the right and left front fender. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is located on the steel frame between the right front lower A-arm mounts.
Incidents/Injuries: Kawasaki has received two reports of debris coming up from the floor cover, including one report of debris striking an operator’s leg.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact their local authorized Kawasaki dealer to schedule a free repair.
Sold at: Kawasaki dealers nationwide from July 2014 through June 2016 for between $12,000 and $16,900.
Manufacturer(s): Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. of Foothill Ranch, CA.
Manufactured in: U.S.
Consumer Contact: Kawasaki toll-free at 866-802-9381 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.kawasaki.com and click on “Recall” at the bottom of the page for more information.