Kawasaki Recalls Mule 600 and 610 UTVs Due to Fire Hazard
According to the recall notice, the fuel tube can scrape against the air cleaner housing and develop holes, posing a fire hazard. Kawasaki has not received any reports of incidents or injuries.
The vehicles are model year 2012 Kawasaki four-wheeled, off-highway utility vehicles with side-by-side seating for two people and automobile style controls. Each model has a bench seat, a rollover protection structure and a cargo bed. The vehicles are available in the colors green, red, black and camouflage. The following models are being recalled: Mule 600, Mule 610 4×4 and Mule 610 4×4 XC.
Manufactured in the United States, affected models were sold at Kawasaki dealers nationwide from June 2011 to February 2012 for between $6,700 and $8,200.
Consumers should immediately stop using these vehicles and contact their Kawasaki dealer to schedule a free inspection and repair.
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