MTD Products Recalls Cub Cadet Commercial Lawn Mowers Due to Risk of Fire (Recall Alert)
Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
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Cub Cadet 2011 Commercial Zero Turn Mower M54 KH
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Cub Cadet 2011 Commercial Zero Turn Mower M60 KH
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Cub Cadet 2011 Commercial Zero Turn Mower M60 KW
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Cub Cadet 2011 Commercial Zero Turn Mower S6031 KW
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Cub Cadet 2011 Commercial Zero Turn Mower S7237 KW
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Cub Cadet 2011 Commercial Zero Turn Mower TANK L48
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Cub Cadet 2011 Commercial Zero Turn Mower TANK L60
Recall SummaryName of product:
Cub Cadet 2011 Commercial Zero Turn MowersHazard:
Fuel can leak from the vent valve grommet on top of the fuel tank during operation, posing a risk of fire.
Cub Cadet; toll-free at (888) 848-6038, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Saturday, or online at www.cubcadet.com and click on “Product Recalls” for more information.Report an Incident Involving this Product
This recall involves eight 2011 model Cub Cadet commercial zero turn lawn mowers. Models included in the recall are: M54-KH, M60-KH, M60-KW, M72-KW, S6031-KW, S7237-KW, TANK L48 and TANK L60. Mowers included in the recall were manufactured between January 2011 and December 2011. A label located on the frame under the foot rest lists the model number and the month and year date of manufacture (DOM).
Cub Cadet has received 106 reports of fuel leaking or seeping from the top of the tank, including one report of a fire. No injuries have been reported.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mowers and contact an authorized Cub Cadet service dealer for a free repair. Cub Cadet is contacting its customers directly.
Independent Cub Cadet dealers nationwide from January 2011 through January 2013 for between $7,700 and $18,700.
MTD Products Inc, of Cleveland, Ohio
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov
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