WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 30, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
KUBOTA RECALL SUMMARY
Name of product: RTV-X series utility vehicles
Hazard: The seat belt stays can break, posing an injury hazard to consumers in the event of a crash.
Recall date: November 30, 2017
Recall number: 18-704
Consumer Contact: Kubota at 800-752-0290 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.kubota.com and click on More, then Safety and then Safety Notices for more information.
KUBOTA RECALL DETAILS
Description: This recall involves Kubota RTV-X series utility vehicles with model numbers ending in 900, 1100, 1120D and 1140. The diesel-powered vehicles were sold in orange and camouflage. Kubota and Diesel are printed on the side of the rear bed box. The model number is on the side of the unit and on the data plate located on the back of the cab, between the cab and the bed. The utility vehicles with the following serial numbers, located on the data plate, are included on this recall.
|Model||Serial Number Range||Manufacture Date Range|
|RTV-X900||31229 through 42402||12/2015 through 6/2017|
|RTV-X1100||26899 through 35995|
|RTV-X1120D||18541 through 20746|
|RTV-X1140||10001 through 19546||6/2015 through 6/2017|
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact an authorized Kubota dealer to schedule a free repair. The firm is contacting consumers directly.
Incidents/Injuries: Kubota has received three reports of seat belt stays breaking worldwide. No incidents have been reported in the U.S. No injuries have been reported.
Sold At: Authorized Kubota dealers nationwide from June 2015 through June 2017 for between $15,000 and $25,000.
Distributor(s): Kubota Tractor Corp., Grapevine, Texas.
Manufactured In: United States
Units: About 26,900
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