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Mahindra USA recalls eMax Compact Tractors

Starting date:
November 12, 2015
Posting date:
November 12, 2015
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Outdoor Living
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-55810

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Mahindra USA Incorporated

Affected products

eMax 22G, 22H and 25H Compact Tractors

Product description

This recall involves Mahindra eMax compact diesel tractors designed for residential use. They are red with a black seat. The model number and "Mahindra" are in white lettering on the each side of the hood. Serial numbers for the recalled models are located on the right side of the frame above the front axle.

The model and Serial numbers are as follows:
Recalled Model Serial Numbers
eMax 22G 22GRH00001-22GRH00596
eMax 22H 22HRH00001-22HRH00710
eMax 25H 25HRH00001-25HRH00816

Hazard identified

The affected unit's fuel lines can break or leak, posing a fire hazard.

The firm received 61 reports of cracks in the fuel tank pipe. Neither Health Canada or the US CPSC has received any reports of injuries related to the use of these compact diesel tractors.

Number sold

Approximately 95 of the recalled tractors were sold in Canada. Approximately 2,000 were distributed in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from March 2014 through September 2015 in Canada and the United States.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Korea.

Companies

Manufacturer
Tong Yang Mulsan Co., Ltd
TYM
KOREA, DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF'
Distributor
Mahindra USA, Inc.,
Houston
Texas
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the tractors and contact an authorized Mahindra dealer as soon as possible to make arrangements for a free repair.

Contact Mahindra toll-free at 877-449-7771 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online and click on "Tractor Recall" for more information. The firm is contacting registered owners of the tractors directly.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission’s website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.