Cub Cadet of Cleveland, Ohio, is recalling approximately 5,200 Cub Cadet RZT SX EFI zero-turn riding mowers sold in the United States and Canada.
The neck of the fuel tank may crack and cause fuel leakage, posing a fire hazard.
The company has received 15 reports of fuel tank neck cracks. No injuries were reported.
This recall involves the 2018 model year RZT SX EFI Cub Cadet residential riding mowers.
The yellow four-wheel mower with steering wheel control comes with a 42, 46 or 50 inch cutting deck. âCub Cadetâ is printed on the front and sides of the mower, as well as on the seat back. âRZT SXâ is printed under the seat.
The recalled models are the 17AWCBYS010, 17AWCBYZ010, 17RWCBYN010, 17RWCBYN210, 17RWCBYS010 and 17RWCBYZ010 and were manufactured between December 2017 and June 2018.
The model number and date of manufacture in MM / YYYY format can be found on a label located under the seat frame.
The mowers, manufactured in the USA, were sold at independent Cub Cadet dealers nationwide and online at www.PowerEquipmentDirect.com from December 2017 through August 2018, priced between $ 3,000 and $ 3,500. $.
What to do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mowers, store them outdoors, and contact an authorized Cub Cadet dealer or customer service representative to arrange a free repair. Cub Cadet contacts all known buyers directly
Consumers can contact Cub Cadet toll-free at (888) 848-6038 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET, Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (ET) Saturday and Sunday, or online at www. cubcadet.com and click on “Product Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information.