Name of product:
Cub Cadet 2011 Commercial Zero Turn Mowers
Hazard:

Fuel can leak from the vent valve grommet on top of the fuel tank during operation, posing a risk of fire.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
April 29, 2013
Units:
About 2,100
Consumer Contact:

Cub Cadet; toll-free at (888) 848-6038, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Saturday, or online at www.cubcadet.com and click on "Product Recalls" for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves eight 2011 model Cub Cadet commercial zero turn lawn mowers. Models included in the recall are: M54-KH, M60-KH, M60-KW, M72-KW, S6031-KW, S7237-KW, TANK L48 and TANK L60.  Mowers included in the recall were manufactured between January 2011 and December 2011. A label located on the frame under the foot rest lists the model number and the month and year date of manufacture (DOM).

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mowers and contact an authorized Cub Cadet service dealer for a free repair. Cub Cadet is contacting its customers directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

Cub Cadet has received 106 reports of fuel leaking or seeping from the top of the tank, including one report of a fire. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Independent Cub Cadet dealers nationwide from January 2011 through January 2013 for between $7,700 and $18,700.

Importer:

MTD Products Inc, of Cleveland, Ohio

Manufacturer:

MTD Products Inc, of Cleveland, Ohio

Manufactured In:
United States
Recall number:
13-733