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KYMCO Recalls The UXV 500 Vehicles Due to a Potential Fire Hazard

Spartanburg, SC – In cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission, KYMCO USA is advising the general public of a potential safety defect found on the KYMCO UXV 500/500i, UXV 500/500i LE and UXV 500/500i SE models. All vehicles produced for model year 2009 – 2011 and a limited number of 2012 models are affected. (See below for more details.) This potential hazard can cause serious injury or death if not repaired by an authorized KYMCO dealer.

KYMCO USA advises you to stop operation of this Utility (UTV) vehicle until the repair has been made.

Go to the following links for the details.
Recall Information:
http://kymcousa.com/recall/11_KYMCO_PRelease_UXV500-RECALL.pdf

Q&A Information:
http://kymcousa.com/recall/11_KYMCO_PRelease_UXV500-QA.pdf

About KYMCO USA
KYMCO’s roots in the motorsports industry go back to its founding in 1963 as the Kwang Yang Motor Company, Ltd., with headquarters in Taiwan. Long a leader in quality, fuel economy, and versatility, today KYMCO manufactures motor scooters, motorcycles, and ATVs at five plants in Asia, including the main facility in the city of Kaohsiung.

KYMCO is the largest scooter manufacturer in Taiwan and currently exports to 88 countries worldwide. All KYMCO plants use the latest technology for the engineering and production of reliable engine, chassis, and other components. Since 2004, KYMCO has been officially accredited for ISO-9001 quality in manufacturing. KYMCO is committed to maximum customer satisfaction and constant innovation, making use of the most advanced CAD/CAE tools to bring superior engineering and design to their products.

The company’s partner in the United States is KYMCO USA with headquarters, marketing and distribution centered in Spartanburg, South Carolina. KYMCO USA is dedicated to building the brand’s reputation and market share through superior value, frequent new product introductions, strategic industry partnerships, and excellence in dealer network support. KYMCO USA has a reputation and expertise gained through over 30 years in the U.S. motorsports industry.
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