MTD Products Recalls Cub Cadet Commercial Lawn Mowers Due to Risk of Fire (Recall Alert)

This recall involves eight 2011 model Cub Cadet commercial zero turn lawn mowers. Models included in the recall are: M54-KH, M60-KH, M60-KW, M72-KW, S6031-KW, S7237-KW, TANK L48 and TANK L60.  Mowers included in the recall were manufactured between January 2011 and December 2011. A label located on the frame under the foot rest lists the model number and the month and year date of manufacture (DOM).

Recall Details
  • Hazard
    Fuel can leak from the vent valve grommet on top of the fuel tank during operation, posing a risk of fire.
  • Remedy
    Repair
  • Incidents
    Cub Cadet has received 106 reports of fuel leaking or seeping from the top of the tank, including one report of a fire. No injuries have been reported.
  • Consumer Action
    Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mowers and contact an authorized Cub Cadet service dealer for a free repair. Cub Cadet is contacting its customers directly.
  • Sold At
    Independent Cub Cadet dealers nationwide from January 2011 through January 2013 for between $7,700 and $18,700.
 
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