Recall date: May 5, 2011
Recall number: 11-215

Recall Summary

Hazard:
"A wire connector on the engine can become disconnected causing the operator’s seat switch to fail. When this happens, the blades will not shut down, posing a laceration hazard to consumers."
Remedy:
Repair

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
"About 10,000"
Description:

A wire connector on the engine can become disconnected causing the operator’s seat switch to fail.

Description:
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This recall involves Kohler Courage twin-cylinder engines sold with three brands of lawn tractors: Husqvarna, Cub Cadet, and Troy-Bilt. The vertical-shaft gasoline engines range in horsepower from 20 to 25. Engines included in this recall have serial numbers with the first five digits beginning with 41028 through 41056. Serial numbers can be found on the black engine cover.

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Incidents/Injuries:

None reported.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the lawn tractors and contact an authorized Kohler dealer or the retail location where the tractor was purchased for a free inspection and repair.

Sold At:

Lowe’s, Tractor Supply Company stores, and by authorized Cub Cadet dealers nationwide from February 2011 through April 2011 for between $1,500 and $5,700.

Manufacturer(s):
Kohler Co., of Kohler, Wis.
Manufactured In:
USA