Debris can break through the floorboard
Kawasaki has expanded the recall of Teryx and Teryx4 Side-by-Sides. According to the recall notice, sticks or other debris can break through the vehicle’s floorboard, posing an injury hazard to the operator and front passenger.
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.
Kawasaki issued recall for this same issue in July of 2014 for 11,000 models and this time around a further 19,500 models have been recalled.
The recall involves 2012 and 2013 model year Kawasaki Teryx4 750 4×4 models, and 2014, 2015, 2016 model year Teryx 800 4×4 and Teryx4 800 4×4 models.
Owners are being asked to stop using the recalled vehicles and to contact an authorized Kawasaki dealer to schedule a free repair. Kawasaki will install floorboard guards and replace damaged floorboards.
The recalled vehicles were manufactured in the United States and sold at Kawasaki dealers from November 2011 through November 2015 for between $13,400 and $16,300.