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Recall Alert

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207

June 26, 2008
Alert #08-590

ATVs Recalled By KYMCO Due to Loss of Speed Control

Mongoose 50
Mongoose 50 & 70

Mongoose 90
Mongoose 90

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: 2008 Model Year Mongoose Youth ATVs

Units: About 1,700

Importer: KYMCO USA, of Spartanburg, S.C.

Hazard: A manufacturing defect in the carburetor can cause the throttle to stick open, posing a risk of serious injury or death to the rider.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves model year 2008 Mongoose 50cc, 70cc and 90cc Youth ATVs. KYMCO is printed on a label located on the front of the vehicle, and the model name is printed on a label located on each side of the fuel tank.

Sold by: KYMCO dealers nationwide from August 2007 through June 2008 for between $1,700 and $2,100.
Manufactured in: Taiwan

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ATVs and contact any authorized KYMCO dealer to schedule a free repair. Registered owners were sent direct mail notification of this recall.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact KYMCO USA toll-free at (888) 235-3417 anytime, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.kymcousa.com


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