RECALL ALERT: Crash Hazard Prompts Cub Cadet to Recall Utility Vehicles
Air in the brake system may cause the brakes to fail
Cub Cadet is recalling 4,000 utility vehicles as a result of a crash hazard.
What's the problem?
Air in the brake system may cause the brakes to fail, posing a hazard to users and bystanders.
The affected vehicles include four-wheel drive Cub Cadet 2016 Challenger utility vehicles. The vehicles, which were sold in yellow, red, blue, camouflage, were manufactured between March 2016 and November 2016. The model numbers included in the recall include: CX500(37AW7CKD010, 37AW7CKD710, 37AW7CLD010, 37AW7CLD710, 37AW7CMD710, 37AW7CND710); CX700(37AX7CKD010, 37AX7CKD710, 37AX7CLD010, 37AX7CLD710, 37AX7CMD710, 37AX7CND710); and CX750 Crew(37AY8CKD710, 37AY8CLD710, 37AY8CMD710, 37AY8CND710)
The model number and month and year of manufacture can be found on a label under the driver's seat.
The vehicles were sold at independent Cub Cadet dealers across the country from March 2016 until May 2017. They cost between $8,500 and $9,500.
What Happens Next?
To date, the company has gotten 80 reports of brakes failing, though there have been no injuries reported. For this reason, consumers are urged to stop using the affected vehicles immediately and to contact either an authorized Cub Cadet dealer or the company's customer service department to schedule a free repair.
For more information, consumers can reach Cub Cadet at (888) 848-6038.