Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Teryx Vehicles

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Teryx Vehicles

Article excerpt

Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A., of Irvine, Calif., is recalling about 19,500 Teryx recreational off-highway vehicles because sticks or other debris can break through the vehicle's floorboard and protrude into the foot rest area, posing an injury hazard to the operator and front passenger. An additional 11,000 were recalled for the same hazard in July 2014 and 7,000 for a different hazard in August 2012.

Kawasaki has received 628 incident reports of debris cracking or breaking through the floorboards of the vehicles, including eight reports of injuries to riders' lower extremities.

The vehicles were sold at Kawasaki dealers nationwide from November 2011 through November 2015 for between $13,400 and $16,300.

The recall involves 2012 and 2013 model year Teryx4T 750 4x4 (four seats) and 2014, 2015, 2016 model year Teryx 800 4x4 (two seats) and 2014, 2015 and 2016 model year Teryx4 800 4x4 (four seats) recreational off-highway vehicles. …

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