CFMoto Recall

Some 2020 CFMoto ZForce 950 are being recalled.

CFMoto Recall Summary

In September CFMoto announced two recalls involving their ZForce 950 side-by-sides. The first recall affected the 2020 model year vehicles. A fuel line issue could potentially create a fire hazard. This recall covered about 500 vehicles. The second recall pertains to model year 2020 and 2021 vehicles and overlapped with the first recall. In the second recall the gas pedal could fail to return quickly to idle and potentially create a crash hazard. This recall includes approximately 627 vehicles.

CFMoto Recall Details

The following recall details are from the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

First CFMoto Recall

Name of product: 2020 ZFORCE 950 Sport Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles (ROVs)

Hazard: The fuel line fitting on the vehicles can fail to securely lock onto the fuel injector inlet.  This can allow fuel to spill onto the hot engine parts and ignite, posing a fire hazard. 

Recall date: September 3, 2020

Units: About 500

Consumer Contact: CFMOTO toll-free at 888-823-6686 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday, email info@cfmotousa.com or online at www.cfmotousa.com and click on Customer Care, then Vehicle Safety for more information.  

Description: This recall involves the 2020 ZFORCE 950 Sport ROV with a 963cc 4-cycle engine.  Vehicles colors are red or gray with the CFMOTO logo in the center of the front grille.  The model name is located on each side of the vehicle doors.  The model year 2020 ROVs will have the L in the 10th position of the vehicle identification number (VIN).  The VIN number is stamped on the right side frame rail, behind the right rear tire.           

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ROVs and contact a CFMOTO dealer to schedule a free repair.  CFMOTO is contacting all registered owners and dealers directly.

Incidents/Injuries:  CFMOTO has received two reports of the fuel injector connection not fully secure and locked in place, causing a fuel leak.  One of the incidents resulted in a vehicle engine fire.  No injuries have been reported.

Sold At: CFMOTO dealers nationwide from June 2020 through August 2020 for about $13,000.

Importer(s):  CFMOTO Powersports Inc., of Plymouth, Minn.

Manufactured In: China

Recall number: 20-776

Second CFMoto Recall

Name of product: 2020 and 2021 ZFORCE 950 Sport Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles (ROVs)

Hazard: The throttle gas pedal can fail to return quickly to the idle position which can create a crash hazard if the vehicle does not slow down as quickly as expected by the driver when the gas pedal is released. The throttle gas pedal can fail to return quickly to the idle position which can create a crash hazard if the vehicle does not slow down as quickly as expected by the driver when the gas pedal is released.

Recall date: September 24, 2020

Units: About 627 (2020 ROVs were previously recalled for a fire hazard on 09/03/2020)   

Consumer Contact: CFMOTO toll-free at 888-823-6686 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday, email at info@cfmotousa.com or online at www.cfmotousa.com and go to Customer Care, then Vehicle Recall for more information.

Description: This recall involves the 2020 and 2021 ZFORCE 950 Sport ROV with a 963cc 4-cycle engine.  Vehicles colors are red, silver or gray with the CFMOTO logo in the center of the front grille.  The model name is located on each side of the vehicle doors.  The model year 2020 ROVs will have the letter L in the 10th position of the vehicle identification number (VIN).  The model year 2021 ROVs will have the letter M in the 10th position of the vehicle identification number (VIN).  The VIN number is stamped on the right-side frame rail, behind the right rear tire. 

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ROVs and contact a CFMOTO dealer to schedule a free repair.  CFMOTO is contacting all registered owners and dealers directly.

Incidents/Injuries: CFMOTO has received two reports of the throttle pedal assembly malfunctioning.  No injuries have been reported.

Sold At: CFMOTO dealers nationwide from June 2020 through September 2020 for about $13,000.

Importer(s):  CFMOTO Powersports Inc., of Plymouth, Minn.

Manufactured In: China

Recall number: 20-781

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SVR’s Take:

CFMoto has only had one other recall in the last five years. SVR tracks recalls on an ongoing basis. They had a recall in 2018 that also involved a problem with the gas pedal. Throttle and fuel line problems are fairly common issues behind recalls.

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