U.S. Consumer Product Safety
Office of Communications
August 22, 2012
Kawasaki Recalls Recreational Off-Highway
Vehicles Due to Injury, Death Hazard
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.
It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a
recalled consumer product.
Name of Product:
Teryx4 Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles
Units: About 7,000
Motors Corp. USA, of Irvine, Calif.
The steering gear assembly and front brakes can
fail, resulting in the loss of steering and
braking, posing a risk of injury or death.
recalled vehicles are 2012 Kawasaki Teryx4 4x4
recreational off-highway vehicles in the
following styles: 750, 750 EPS and 750 EPS LE.
The four-wheel drive recreational off-highway
vehicles have side-by-side seating for four
people and automobile style controls. The
vehicles are sold in red, camouflage, green,
blue and yellow colors. The model name “Teryx4”
appears on the driver’s side of the hood. The
style name does not appear on the 750 version.
For all colors of the 750 EPS except camouflage,
"EPS" appears on the driver and passenger side
cowling near the top front corner of the doors.
On the 750 EPS LE, "EPS" appears on the driver
and passenger side cowling near top front corner
of the doors and "LE" appears on the hood on the
Sold at: Kawasaki dealers
nationwide from October 2011 through July 2012
for about $13,400.
Manufactured in: United
Remedy: Consumers should contact their
local Kawasaki dealer to schedule a free repair.
Consumer Contact: For more information, contact
Kawasaki between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday
through Friday toll-free at (866) 802-9381 or
visit the firm's website at
www.kawasaki.com. Kawasaki is contacting its