Husqvarna Recalls TuffTorq Yard Tractors Due to Loss of Braking Ability

The yard tractor's transaxle can experience intermittent drive failure, posing a risk of reduced or lost braking ability.

Recall date: June 09, 2011
Recall number: 11-742
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Husqvarna Yard Tractors with TuffTorq K46LD Transaxle

Hazard:

The yard tractor's transaxle can experience intermittent drive failure, posing a risk of reduced or lost braking ability.

Consumer Contact:

For more information, contact Husqvarna toll-free at (877) 257-6921 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. Consumers can also visit the firm's website at www.husqvarna.us

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Recall Details

Units

About 1,600

Description

This recall involves orange, Husqvarna yard tractors with TuffTorq K46LD transaxle. Yard tractors included in the recall have model numbers YTH23V42LS and YTH24V48LS and serial numbers ranging from 050110A001000 to 123110D999999. The first six digits of the serial number is a date code. Tractors included in the recall have a serial date range of May 1, 2010 through December 31, 2010. Model and serial information is located on an identification plate attached to the underside of the seat.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled yard tractors and contact Husqvarna to schedule a free repair at an authorized Husqvarna dealer.

Sold at

Husqvarna authorized dealers nationwide from May 2010 through December 2010 for between $2,300 and $2,800.

Manufacturer(s)

Husqvarna Professional Products Inc., of Charlotte, N.C.

Manufactured in

USA

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