Recall: eMax Compact Tractors
On 2015-11-12, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding eMax Compact Tractors due to a potential fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in March 2014 for about $11300 to $13600.
About 2,000 units are involved in this Mahindra compact tractor recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This is the 5th recall of products in the Riding Mowers & Yard Tractors category in 2015.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 50 similar recalls,
involving about 700,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
Fuel lines can break or leak, posing a fire hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involved Mahindra eMax compact diesel tractors designed for residential use. They are red with a black seat. The model number and "Mahindra" are in white lettering on the each side of the hood. Serial numbers for the recalled models are located on the right side of the frame above the front axle.
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This product was also recalled in Canada. Health Canada's press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2015/55810r-eng.php
These items were sold new+ at Mahindra dealers throughout the United States and Canada from March 2014 through September 2015 for between $11,300 and $13,600.
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 tractors and contact an authorized Mahindra dealer as soon as possible to schedule the free repair.
Mahindra toll-free at 877-449-7771 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.mahindrausa.com and click on "Tractor Recall" for more information. The firm is contacting registered owners of the tractors directly.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm received 61 reports of cracks in the fuel tank pipe. No injuries have been reported.
+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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Sources may include: Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and companies involved with this or a related recall.