U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207
January 10, 2007
Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. Recalls 2007
KFX50 and KFX90 All-Terrain Vehicles
Picture of Recalled KFX50 All-Terrain Vehicle
The following product safety recall was
voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation
with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the
product immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Kawasaki 2007 model year
KFX®50 and KFX®90 ATVs
Units: About 9,000
Distributor: Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. of
Hazard: On some of these units, the handlebar
holder, tie-rod adjustment, and tie-rod end nuts
may not have been tightened to the proper
torque. Operation of the vehicle can cause the
nuts to loosen, resulting in a loss of steering
control. This poses a crash hazard, which can
result in injury or death.
Incidents/Injuries: Kawasaki has received 10
reports of nuts loosening on the handlebar
holder, tie-rod adjustment or tie-rod end nut.
One of these incidents resulted in a consumer
losing steering control during ATV operation and
receiving a minor injury.
Picture of Recalled KFX90 All-Terrain Vehicle
Description: The recall involves Kawasaki
2007 model year KSF50B7F (KFX50) and KSF90A7F
(KFX90) All Terrain Vehicles. These are 50cc and
90cc models designed for use by operators 6
years of age and older (KFX50) and 12 years and
older (KFX90). They are available in Lime Green
or White, and have "Kawasaki" and "KFX50" or
"KFX90" on the sides of the bodywork below the
Sold by: Kawasaki dealers nationwide from
August 2006 through December 2006 for between
$1,700 and $2,150.
Manufactured in: Taiwan
Remedy: Consumers with recalled ATVs were
sent direct notice from Kawasaki. Consumers
should stop using these ATVs immediately and
contact a local Kawasaki dealer to schedule an
appointment for repair service.
Consumer Contact: For more information,
consumers can call Kawasaki Customer Service
Department at (866) 802-9381 between 8:30 a.m.
and 4:45 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit
the firm’s Web site at