WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 6, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
Name of product: Cub Cadet 2016 Challenger utility vehicles
Hazard: Air in the brake system can cause brake failure, posing a crash hazard to the user or bystander.
Recall date: July 6, 2017
Units: About 4,000
Consumer 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.
Description: 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.
Remedy: 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.
Incidents/Injuries: Cub Cadet has received 80 reports of brake failure. No injuries have been reported.
Sold At: Independent Cub Cadet dealers nationwide from March 2016 through May 2017 for between $8,500 to $9,500.
Manufacturer(s): Hisun Motors Corp. U.S.A., of McKinney, Texas
Manufactured In: China
Recall number: 17-753
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to help ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
Source: Consumer Product Safety Commission