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Recall: Kubota Zero Turn Mowers, Compact Tractors, and Ride-on Mowers

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On 2018-11-07, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Kubota Zero Turn Mowers, Compact Tractors, and Ride-on Mowers due to a potential Burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in July 2014 for about $5000 to $35000.

About 100,000 units are involved in this Kubota compact tractor recall. Instance(s) of injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.

This was the 9th recall of products in the Riding Mowers & Yard Tractors category in 2018. Since 2005, there have been approximately 60 similar recalls, involving about 900,000 product units.

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Kubota Zero Turn Mowers, Compact Tractors, and Ride-on Mowers
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Company Contact Information:

Website: kubotausa.com
Phone: 888-458-2682

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What is the problem?

Hot coolant can spray out onto consumers from the overheated and pressurized coolant reservoir tank, posing a burn hazard.

Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.

How can I tell if I own this product?

This recall involves model year 2014 to 2018 Kubota with model numbers BX, GR, ZD and ZG, diesel and gasoline-powered zero turn mowers, compact tractors, and ride-on mowers. The model number is printed on the side of the unit. Kubota is printed on the side of the mowers and tractors. The data plate has the serial number and is also located on the side of the unit. Recalled units are orange and black.

Model Serial Number Range Production Date
BX1870-1 BEGIN
END
2032
326954
7/7/2014
8/17/2018
BX1880 BEGIN
END
10002
14813
BX23S BEGIN
END
10007
25677
BX25D BEGIN
END
17263
17269
7/7/2014
8/17/2018
BX25-1 BEGIN
END
20002
52688
BX2370-1 BEGIN
END
20740
52083
BX2380 BEGIN
END
10008
25675
BX2670 BEGIN
END
13836
13839
7/7/2014
8/17/2018
BX2670-1 BEGIN
END
20370
50557
BX2680 BEGIN
END
10004
16435
7/7/2014
8/17/2018
GR2120 BEGIN
END
16256
37133
7/7/2014
8/17/2018
ZD1011 BEGIN
END
10004
13271
ZD1021-60 BEGIN
END
10004
12809
ZD1211-60 BEGIN
END
10002
28405
7/7/2014
8/17/2018
ZD1211R-60R BEGIN
END
10002
20642
ZD1211L-72 BEGIN
END
10002
24621
ZD1211RL-72R BEGIN
END
10002
20457
ZD221 BEGIN
END
33698
35861
ZD323-60 BEGIN
END
35702
37252
ZD326HL-72 BEGIN
END
10005
12054
7/7/2014
8/17/2018
ZD326P-60 BEGIN
END
39440
44820
ZD326RP-60R BEGIN
END
12065
12786
ZD326S-60 BEGIN
END
35207
37450
ZD331RP-60R BEGIN
END
11015
11131
ZG332LP BEGIN
END
10672
10737
7/7/2014
8/17/2018
ZG332P-60 BEGIN
END
10688
10694

These items were sold new+ at Kubota dealers nationwide from July 2014 through September 2018 for between $5,000 and $35,000.

What should I do if I own this recalled product?

First, stop using the item.

Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.

The CPSC provides the following remedy information:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mowers and compact tractors and contact Kubota to receive a free replacement coolant reservoir tank cap. Kubota is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Kubota Tractor Corp. toll-free at 888-458-2682 (888-4KUBOTA) from 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday or online at www.kubotausa.com and click on Service & Support then Safety, then Safety Notices for more information.

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Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date

Kubota has received three reports of burn injuries from coolant ejecting.

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+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.

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