Kawasaki Recalls Bayou 250

Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A., Irvine, Calif., has recalled 291 units of its 2007 model year Bayou 250 ATV for potential steering control problems.
Kawasaki says the nuts securing the tie-rod ends to the steering shaft may not have been tightened sufficiently during assembly of the units. If the nuts loosen during operation, the operator could lose steering control, posing a risk of crashing.
No incidents or injuries have been reported.
Manufactured in the United States, the units in question were sold nationwide from September 2006 through October 2006 for about $3,000.
Kawasaki asks consumers to stop using the ATV and to contact a Kawasaki dealer to schedule a free repair. The correction will consist of tightening the tie-rod end mounting nuts to the proper torque.

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