Cub Cadet is recalling 4,000 Challenger utility vehicles.
Air in the brake system can cause brake failure, posing a crash hazard.
The firm has received 80 reports of brake failure. No injuries have been reported.
This recall involves four-wheel drive Cub Cadet 2016 Challenger utility vehicles. Model numbers included in the recall are: CX500 (37AW7CKD010, 37AW7CKD710, 37AW7CLD010, 37AW7CLD710, 37AW7CMD710, 37AW7CND710); CX700 (37AX7CKD010, 37AX7CKD710, 37AX7CLD010, 37AX7CLD710, 37AX7CMD710, 37AX7CND710); and CX750 Crew (37AY8CKD710, 37AY8CLD710, 37AY8CMD710, 37AY8CND710).
The utility vehicles were sold in yellow, red, blue and camouflage. The recalled vehicles were manufactured between March 2016 through November 2016.
A label located under the driver’s seat lists the model number and the month and year of manufacture.
The vehicles. Manufactured in China, were sold at independent Cub Cadet dealers nationwide from March 2016, through May 2017, for between $8,500 to $9,500.
What to do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact an authorized Cub Cadet dealer or Cub Cadet customer service to arrange for a free repair.
Consumers may contact Cub Cadet toll-free at 888-848-6038 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET) Saturday or Sunday, or online www.cubcadet.com and click on “Product Recalls” for more information.