Recall: Kubota Zero Turn Mowers
On 2018-12-11, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Kubota Zero Turn Mowers due to a potential Injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in November 2017 for about $6500 to $10000.
About 10,000 units are involved in this Kubota Tractor mower recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 10th recall of products in the Riding Mowers & Yard Tractors category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 70 similar recalls,
involving about 900,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
The rollover protective structure (ROPS) on the mower can loosen and fail to protect the operator in a rollover accident, posing a risk of injury.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves model year 2017 through 2018 Kubota Z400 and Z700 series diesel-powered zero turn mowers. The recalled units were sold in orange and black and have "Kubota" imprinted on the front and side of the mowers. The model number is on the side of the unit and on the data plate on the side of the unit. The serial number is also on the data plate.
These items were sold new+ at Authorized Kubota dealers nationwide from November 2017 through September 2018 for between $6,500 to $10,000.
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 zero turn mowers and contact an authorized Kubota dealer for a free inspection and free repair of the rollover protective structure.
KubotaTractor Corporation at 888-458-2682 or (888-4KUBOTA) from8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday or online at www.kubotausa.comand click on "Contact" to sendKubotaan email or click on "More", then click on "Safety", then click on "Safety Notices"for more information. Kubota is contacting all known purchasers directly.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+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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