Kawasaki Motors Corp., of Foothill Ranch, California, has recalled approximately 15,000 of the 2013-2017 model-year KFX50 and the 2012-2017 model-year KFX90 Kawasaki all-terrain vehicles (ATVs).

Kawasaki has received 18 reports of fuel leakage from the fuel tap. No injuries have been reported. According to Kawasaki:

On eligible units, fuel can leak from the fuel tap when it is turned to operate the valve.”

Kawasaki is offering owners a free repair and urges consumers to stop using the recalled ATVs immediately.

The recalled ATVs were sold at Kawasaki dealers nationwide from October 2011 through May 2017 for between $2,000 and $2,600.

The model name is printed on the right and left front fender. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is located on the front of the steel frame behind the bumper.

The following ATVs are subject to recall:

Model Year Model VIN Range
2013 KFX50 RGSWA04A8DB100101-RGSWA04A3DB800110
2014 KFX50 RGSWA04A6EB100101-RGSWA04A1EB800110
2015 KFX50 RGSWA04A4FB100101-RGSWA04A3FBA00106
2016 KFX50 RGSWA04A2GB100101-RGSWA04A6GBA00120
2017 KFX50 RGSWA04A0HB100101-RGSWA04AXHB800112
KFX50 RGSWA04A4HB180101-RGSWA04A7HB180352
2012 KFX90 RGSWE07AXCB100101-RGSWE07A1CB100827
2013 KFX90 RGSWE07A8DB100101-RGSWE07A3DB800110
2014 KFX90 RGSWE07A6EB100101-RGSWE07A7EB800130
2015 KFX90 RGSWE07A4FB100101-RGSWE07A0FB500110
2016 KFX90 RGSWE07A2GB100101-RGSWE07A8GB800110
2017 KFX90 RGSWE07A9HBC10101-RGSWE07A2HBC11171

For more information, ATV owners can call Kawasaki toll-free at 866-802-9381 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.Kawasaki.com and click on “Recalls.”

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