Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Safety Alert

Kawasaki USA Recalls Off-Highway Utility Vehicles Due to Fuel Leak, Fire Hazards

Name of product: Kawasaki Mule Pro-MX off-highway utility vehicles Hazard: The vehicle's oil cooler hoses can separate and the fuel tank cap gasket can crack allowing fuel to leak, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Recall date: March 14, 2019

Units: About 2,600

Consumer Contact: Kawasaki toll-free at 866-802-9381 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.Kawasaki.com and click on "Recalls" for more information

Description: This recall involves 2019 Mule Pro MX utility vehicles, models 700 EPS, 700 EPS LE and 700 Camo EPS. The four-wheel, off-highway utility vehicles were sold in camo, green, red and white. They have side by side seating for two people and automotive style controls. Mule Pro MX is printed on the right and left front fender. Kawasaki is printed on the cargo box. The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is located on the steel frame between the right, front lower A-arm mounts.

Model

Model Codes

Vin Range

MULE PRO-MX EPS

KAF700BKF/L

RGSW643AXKB120101 through RGSW643A2KB130153

MULE PRO-MX EPS LE

KAF700CKF/L

RGSW643A0KB140101 through RGSW643AXKB150182

MULE PRO-MX EPS Camo

KAF700DKF/L

RGSW643A1KB160101 through

RGSW643A2KB170135

 

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled utility vehicles and contact a Kawasaki dealer to schedule a free repair. Kawasaki is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Incidents/Injuries: Kawasaki has received seven reports of vehicles catching on fire and being damaged. No injuries have been reported.

Sold Exclusively At: Kawasaki dealers nationwide from August 2018 through February 2019 for about $12,000.

Importer: Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. of Foothill Ranch, Calif.

Manufactured In: Taiwan