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The recalled 2011 Cub Cadet zero turn riding lawn mowers, intended for both commercial and private use, have yellow and black steel frames. They sold under the following brand names and model numbers:
|Model||Factory Model Numbers|
|Cub Cadet Z Force 48||17BF3AGV010|
|Cub Cadet Z Force 54||17BF3AGX010|
|Cub Cadet Z-Force-S 46||17AF5BHH010|
|Cub Cadet Z-Force-S 48||17AF5BHB010|
|Cub Cadet Z-Force-S 54||17AF5GHC010|
|Cub Cadet Z-Force-S 60||17AF5GHD010|
|Cub Cadet Z-Force Commercial 48||53AH5FJB050|
|Cub Cadet Z-Force Commercial 60||53AH5FJD050|
|Cub Cadet Tank L48||53AH8CTB050|
|Cub Cadet Tank L60||53AH8CTD050|
Model number, serial number and date of manufacturer are printed on a label located under the front of the driver's seat. The serial number range and date of manufacture (DOM) of affected mowers are 1A101ZXXXXX (DOM 01/2011) through 1C091ZXXXXX (DOM 03/2011). Date of manufacture appears on the label.
Consumers should immediately stop using the mowers and store them outside. Consumers should contact their local Cub Cadet dealer to schedule an appointment for a free repair.
Cub Cadet dealers nationwide from February 2011 through March 2011 for between $3,600 to $7,000.
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