Kubota Recalls Off-Road Utility Vehicles Due to Carbon Monoxide Hazard

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Fecha del retiro: octubre 02, 2012
Número del retiro: 13-701
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Resumen del retiro

Nombre del producto:

Off-road Utility Vehicle

Riesgo:

Carbon monoxide can accumulate in the vehicle cab when the engine is idling and the vehicle is not moving, resulting in carbon monoxide poisoning.

Contacto para los consumidores:

For more information, contact Kubota toll-free at (800) 752-0290 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.kubota.com and click on Safety/Safety Notices. Kubota is contacting its customers directly.

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Detalles del retiro

Unidades

About 970

Descripción

The recalled vehicle is the Kubota RTV500 with cab. It is a 4x4 utility vehicle with side-by-side seating for two people, a small cargo bed and an optional cab. The vehicle is gasoline-powered and available in the colors orange or camouflage. The model number "RTV500" is on the doors of the vehicle. "Kubota" and "4x4" are on the outside of the cargo bed.

Incidentes/Lesiones

Two instances of headaches attributed to carbon monoxide gas have been reported to the firm.

Remedio

Consumers should contact their Kubota dealer to schedule a free repair of the recalled vehicle, including the installation of a high-velocity exhaust tail pipe, the installation of special seals inside the cab and a check of the ventilating system.

Vendido en

Authorized Kubota dealers nationwide from September 2008 through April 2012 for between $12,900 and $13,200.

Fabricado por

Kubota Manufacturing of America Corporation, of Gainesville, Ga.

Fabricación en

United States

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