Kubota Canada Ltd. Recalls Zero Turn Mowers Z100 Series

Starting date:
March 27, 2019
Posting date:
March 27, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Outdoor Living
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-69412

Affected products

Kubota Zero Turn Mowers Z100 series

Product description

This recall involves Kubota branded Zero Turn Mowers Z100 Series units. The recalled units were sold in orange and black.

The model and serial numbers can be found on the data plate located on the side of the unit.

The following model and serial numbers are included in this recall:
Z100 Series Model Serial Number Range
Z122EBR-48 20300 to 21993
Z121SKH-48 28055 to 32849
Z125EBR-54 15567 to 16543
Z125SKH-54 26613 to 31097

Hazard identified

Kubota has discovered an issue with the Z100 series models. The engine throttle cable routing can come into contact with the electrical terminals on the key-switch, posing a risk of the cable to potentially heat up and melt nearby plastic parts.

As of March 22, 2019, the company has received no reported incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 2 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from July 2017 to January 2019.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States.

Companies

Distributor
Kubota Canada Ltd.
Markham
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled zero turn mowers and contact an authorized Kubota dealer for a free inspection and free repair (where needed).

For more information, consumers may contact Kubota Canada Ltd. toll free at 1-800-405-6916 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, by email or through the company'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.