Name of product:
Exmark Quest 42" ZRT Riding Mowers
Hazard:

Bearings supporting the riding mower's deck can fail and cause the deck to interfere with the operator's controls, resulting in a crash hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
May 2, 2012
Recall number:
12-732
Consumer Contact:

For more information, contact Exmark at (800) 667-5296 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.exmark.com/safety.aspx

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves 2009-2010 Exmark Quest ZRT riding mowers with 42-inch mower decks, model number "QST20BE422" and serial numbers ranging from 790,000 through 860,652. The model and serial numbers are on a metal plate behind the seat. "Exmark" is printed on the side and "Quest" is printed on the front of the mowers. The mowers are red and gray.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should stop using the recalled mowers immediately and contact an Exmark dealer to schedule a free repair and/or to check if the repair has already been made to the mower. Exmark has contacted registered owners of the recalled mowers.

Incidents/Injuries:

Exmark has received 18 reports of incidents. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Exmark dealers nationwide from March 2009 through April 2010 for between $4,200 and $4,400.

Manufacturer(s):

Exmark Mfg. Co. Inc., of Beatrice, Neb.

Manufactured In:
United States
Units:
About 2,200