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January 2, 2008

CPSC Announces First Recall of New Year

The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the first voluntary recall of the new year today.  KYMCO Co. recalled all model year 2006-2008 MXU 500 ATVs.  The recall included 1,350 units.  The hazard statement was that "[t]he 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."  KYMCO received six reports of incidents, including two minor injuries.


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