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<h2>ATVs Recalled By KYMCO Due to Suspension Failure; Riders Can Lose Control of Vehicle</h2>

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.</p>

[b]Name of Product: [/b]2006-2008 Model Year MXU 500 All Terrain Vehicles</p>

[b]Units: [/b]1,350</p>

[b]Importer: [/b]KYMCO USA, of Spartanburg, S.C.</p>

[b]Hazard: [/b]The  pivot bolts holding the rear suspension onto the frame can become  loose, causing the rear swing arm to detach from the chassis posing a  risk of injury or death to the operator.</p>

[b]Incidents/Injuries: [/b]KYMCO has received six reports of incidents, including two reports of minor injuries.</p>

[b]Description: [/b]This  recall involves all model year 2006-2008 MXU 500 ATVs. The vehicle is  identified by a label on the front as KYMCO and the model is determined  by a label located on each side of the fuel tank as MXU 500.</p>

[b]Sold by: [/b]KYMCO dealers nationwide from November 2006 through December 2007 for between $6,000 and $6,500.</p>

[b]Manufactured in: [/b]Taiwan</p>

[b]Remedy: [/b]Consumers  should immediately stop using the recalled ATVs and contact an  authorized KYMCO dealer in their area to schedule a free repair.  Registered owners were sent direct mail notification of this recall.</p>

[b]Consumer Contact: [/b]For  additional information, consumers can contact KYMCO USA at (888)  235-3417 anytime or visit the firm’s Web site at www.kymcousa.com</p>


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  KYMCO MXU 500</div>


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[url="javascript:send();"]Send the link for this page to a friend![/url] The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting  the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more  than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction.  Deaths, injuries and property damage from consumer product incidents  cost the nation more than $800 billion annually. The CPSC is committed  to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire,  electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. The CPSC's work to ensure  the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools,  cigarette lighters, and household chemicals - contributed significantly  to the decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with  consumer products over the past 30 years.</p>

 To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call CPSC's  hotline at (800) 638-2772 or CPSC's teletypewriter at (800) 638-8270,  or visit CPSC's web site at [url="http://www.cpsc.gov/talk.html"]www.cpsc.gov/talk.html[/url].  To join a CPSC email subscription list, please go to [url="http://www.cpsc.gov/cpsclist.aspx"]www.cpsc.gov/cpsclist.aspx[/url]. Consumers can obtain this release and recall information at CPSC's Web site at [url="http://www.cpsc.gov"]www.cpsc.gov[/url]. </p>
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