Kubota Tractor Corporation of Grapevine, Texas, is recalling about 121,000 Kubota zero turn mowers, compact tractors, and ride-on mowers.
Hot coolant can spray out from the overheated and pressurized coolant reservoir tank, posing a burn hazard.
The firm has received three reports of burn injuries from coolant ejecting.
This recall involves model year 2014 to 2018 Kubota with model numbers BX, GR, ZD and ZG, diesel and gasoline-powered zero turn mowers, compact tractors, and ride-on mowers.
The model number is printed on the side of the unit. Kubota is printed on the side of the mowers and tractors. The data plate has the serial number and is also located on the side of the unit.
Recalled units are orange and black.
The mowers and tractors, manufactured in the U.S., were sold at Kubota dealers nationwide from July 2014, through September 2018, for between $5,000 and $35,000.
What to do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mowers and compact tractors and contact Kubota to receive a free replacement coolant reservoir tank cap. Kubota is contacting all known purchasers directly.
Consumers may contact Kubota toll-free at (888) 458-2682 (888-4KUBOTA) from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday or online at www.kubotausa.com and click on Service & Support at the top of the page, then Safety, then Safety Notices for more information.
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