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Kubota Recalls Zero Turn Mowers Due to Injury Hazard (Recall Alert)

  • Recalled Kubota Z400 Zero Turn Mower
  • Recalled Kubota Z400 serial number tag location
  • Recalled Kubota Z700 Zero Turn Mower tag location
Name of Product:
Kubota Zero Turn Mowers
Hazard:

The rollover protective structure (ROPS) on the mower can loosen and fail to protect the operator in a rollover accident, posing a risk of injury.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
December 11, 2018
Units:
About 11,670
Consumer Contact

Kubota Tractor Corporation at 888-458-2682 or (888-4KUBOTA) from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday or online at www.kubotausa.com and click on "Contact" to send Kubota an email or click on  "More", then click on "Safety", then click on "Safety Notices"  for more information. Kubota is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves model year 2017 through 2018 Kubota Z400 and Z700 series diesel-powered zero turn mowers. The recalled units were sold in orange and black and have “Kubota” imprinted on the front and side of the mowers. The model number is on the side of the unit and on the data plate on the side of the unit. The serial number is also on the data plate.

 

Z400 Series

Z411KW-48 12823 to 14587
Z421KW-54 15715 to 18795
Z421KWT-60 16864 to 20127

 

Z700 Series

 

Z723KH-2-48 50001 to 50176
Z724XKW-2-48 50007 to 51131
Z724KH-2-54 50004 to 50284
Z724XKW-2-54 50003 to 51130
Z725KH-2-60 50001 to 50657
Z726XKW-2-60 50008 to 52361
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled zero turn mowers and contact an authorized Kubota dealer for a free inspection and free repair of the rollover protective structure. 

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At

Authorized Kubota dealers nationwide from November 2017 through September 2018 for between $6,500 to $10,000.

Manufactured In:
United States
Distributor(s):

Kubota Tractor Corporation, of Grapevine, Texas

Recall number:
19-723
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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

About the U.S. CPSC
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
For lifesaving information:
SaferProducts.gov