CPSC, Kawasaki Motors Corp. U.S.A. Announce
Recall of All-Terrain Vehicles
Kawasaki KFX450R Green
Kawasaki KFX450R White
Kawasaki KFX450R Black
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 KFX450R All-Terrain
Units: About 6,000
Distributor: Kawasaki Motors Corp. U.S.A. of
Hazard: 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.
Incidents/Injuries: Kawasaki has received 60
reports of fuel leaks, though no injuries have
Description: The recalled ATVs are the 2008
model year Kawasaki KFX450R. These ATVs are
available in white, green, or black, and have
"Kawasaki" and "KFX450R" on the front bodywork
below the handlebars.
Sold by: Kawasaki motorcycle and ATV dealers
nationwide between March 2007 and June 2007 for
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop
using the ATV and contact their authorized
Kawasaki dealer to arrange for installation of
free replacement fuel tank.
Consumer Contact: Call Kawasaki at (866)
802-9381 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. PT
Monday through Friday, or visit