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Product name All-Terrain Vehicles
Description The following 4-wheel drive Prairie ATV 1997-1999 models are included in this recall: KVF 300-A1, KVF 400-A1, KVF 400-A2/L, KVF 400-C1. "Kawasaki Prairie" is written on both sides of the ATVs, and "4X4" is printed on the rear of the seat. The 2000-2001 model Prairie ATVs came equipped with the new generation belt, but are included in the recall to provide owners an addendum to the owner manual and a warning label. These include the following models: KVF 300-A2, KVF 300-A3, KVF 400-C2, and KVF 400-C3. 
Problem Under certain conditions, the drive belts on these ATVs can break, and pieces of the belt can lock up the transmission, including the wheels, causing the vehicle to stop suddenly. This can cause the operator to lose control of the vehicle, crash, or be ejected off the vehicle, resulting in injury or death 
Distribution Sold by Kawasaki dealers nationwide 
Company Kawasaki Motors Corp. USA, Irvine, California; (866) 802-9381; website at 
Dates sold September 1996 through August 2000 
Date posted 12/28/2001 

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