Kubota Tractor Corporation has recalled 23,400 utility vehicles following multiple reports concerning injury and crash hazards.
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the steering shaft vehicles can break – this breakage can cause the operator to lose control while trying to steer the vehicle. This poses an injury hazard because of the risk of collision it presents.
Kubota has received nine reports of shafts that broke; One consumer lost control of the vehicle and collided with a barbed wire fence, suffering injury.
CPSC highly suggests users immediately stop use of the recalled utility vehicles; also, they suggest consumers contact a Kubota dealer to get both a free inspection of the vehicle and a free repair.
The following information was provided by the CPSC: