Kubota Recalls Utility Vehicle Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)

Combustible debris can make contact with the exhaust manifold and ignite, posing a fire hazard.

Recall date: December 08, 2015
Recall number: 16-710
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  • Kubota Utility Vehicle Model RTV-X1100C

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    Kubota Utility Vehicle Model RTV-X1100C

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Utility Vehicles

Hazard:

Combustible debris can make contact with the exhaust manifold and ignite, posing a fire hazard.

Consumer Contact:

Kubota Tractor Corp. toll-free at 800-752-0290 between 8a.m. and 5 p.m. PT   Monday through Friday, or online at www.kubota.com and click on More, then Safety, then Safety Notices for more information. Kubota is contacting consumers directly.

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Recall Details

Units

About 11,500

Description

This recall involves model year 2013, 2014 and 2015 Kubota RTV-X1100C series diesel-powered utility vehicles. Recalled utility vehicles come in the colors orange and camouflage and have serial numbers ranging from 10001 to 23172. The model number is on the side of the unit and on the data plate on the back of the cab, between the cab and the bed. The serial number is also on the data plate.

Incidents/Injuries

Kubota has received seven reports of debris-related fires. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled utility vehicles, park them away from combustible materials and contact an authorized Kubota dealer for a free inspection and free repair and should follow their directions. Kubota is contacting consumers directly. 

Sold at

Authorized Kubota dealers nationwide from October 2013 to October 2015 for between $21,000 and $22,000.

Distributor(s)

Kubota Tractor Corp., of Torrance, Calif. 

Manufactured in

United States

  • Kubota Utility Vehicle Model RTV-X1100C