The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced that about 3,850 Kubota Z100 Series Zero Turn Lawn Mowers sold in the United States have been recalled due to a potential fire hazard. The recall was announced on March 20, 2019. The mowers were sold at authorized Kubota dealers nationwide from July 2018 through January 2019 for a cost of between $5,000 and $6,000.
According to CPSC, the recall is due to the throttle cable, which makes contact with internal electric wiring posing a threat of a fire.
No accidents or injuries have been reported.
The mowers affected are Kubota Z100 Series gasoline-powered zero turn mowers manufactured in 2018 and 2019.
The models involved in the recall are:
- Z122EBR-48 serial numbers 21408 to 22007
- Z121SKH-48 serial numbers 31302 to 32882
- Z125EBR-54 serial numbers 16242 to 16547
- Z125SKH-54 serial numbers 29458 to 31138
It is suggested that consumers contact Kubota Tractor Corp. at (800) 752-0290 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. (PT) Monday through Friday or visit the company website at https://www.kubotausa.com.