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Kubota Recalls Mowers and Compact Tractors Due to Burn Hazard (Recall Alert)

  • BX model compact tractor
  • GR model mower
  • ZD model mower
  • ZG model mower
  • The coolant reservoir is white with a yellow cap.
  • Replacement coolant cap
Name of Product:
Kubota zero turn mowers, compact tractors, and ride-on mowers
Hazard:

Hot coolant can spray out onto consumers from the overheated and pressurized coolant reservoir tank, posing a burn hazard.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
November 07, 2018
Units:
About 121,100
Consumer Contact

Kubota Tractor Corp. toll-free at 888-458-2682 (888-4KUBOTA) from 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday or online at www.kubotausa.com and click on Service & Support then Safety, then Safety Notices for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves model year 2014 to 2018 Kubota with model numbers BX, GR, ZD and ZG, diesel and gasoline-powered zero turn mowers, compact tractors, and ride-on mowers. The model number is printed on the side of the unit. Kubota is printed on the side of the mowers and tractors. The data plate has the serial number and is also located on the side of the unit. Recalled units are orange and black.

 

           

Model Serial Number Range Production Date
BX1870-1 BEGIN
END
20323
26954
7/7/2014
8/17/2018
BX1880 BEGIN
END
10002
14813
 
BX23S BEGIN
END
10007
25677
 
BX25D BEGIN
END
17263
17269
7/7/2014
8/17/2018
BX25-1 BEGIN
END
20002
52688
 
BX2370-1 BEGIN
END
20740
52083
 
BX2380 BEGIN
END
10008
25675
 
BX2670 BEGIN
END
13836
13839
7/7/2014
8/17/2018
BX2670-1 BEGIN
END
20370
50557
 
BX2680 BEGIN
END
10004
16435
7/7/2014
8/17/2018
GR2120 BEGIN
END
16256
37133
7/7/2014
8/17/2018
ZD1011 BEGIN
END
10004
13271
 
ZD1021-60 BEGIN
END
10004
12809
 
ZD1211-60 BEGIN
END
10002
28405
7/7/2014
8/17/2018
ZD1211R-60R BEGIN
END
10002
20642
 
ZD1211L-72 BEGIN
END
10002
24621
 
ZD1211RL-72R BEGIN
END
10002
20457
 
ZD221 BEGIN
END
33698
35861
 
ZD323-60 BEGIN
END
35702
37252
 
ZD326HL-72 BEGIN
END
10005
12054
7/7/2014
8/17/2018
ZD326P-60 BEGIN
END
39440
44820
 
ZD326RP-60R BEGIN
END
12065
12786
 
ZD326S-60 BEGIN
END
35207
37450
 
ZD331RP-60R BEGIN
END
11015
11131
 
ZG332LP BEGIN
END
10672
10737
7/7/2014
8/17/2018
ZG332P-60 BEGIN
END
10688
10694
 

 

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mowers and compact tractors and contact Kubota to receive a free replacement coolant reservoir tank cap. Kubota is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

Kubota has received three reports of burn injuries from coolant ejecting.

Sold At

Kubota dealers nationwide from July 2014 through September 2018 for between $5,000 and $35,000.

Manufacturer(s):

Kubota Manufacturing of America Corporation, of Gainesville, Ga.

Manufactured In:
USA
Distributor(s):

Kubota Tractor Corporation, of Grapevine, Texas

Recall number:
19-713
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