In cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission, MTD Consumer Group Inc. of Cleveland is recalling about 200 Cub Cadet Volunteer utility vehicles.
Consumers should stop using the units unless otherwise instructed, the government says.
According to the CPSC, the front lower ball joint can detach and cause a loss of steering control. No injuries have been reported.
The recall involves four-wheel-drive Cub Cadet Volunteer gasoline-powered utility vehicles. Model numbers included in the recall are 37BB475H710, 37BC465D710, 37BC466D710, 37BK466D710, 37BK46GD710, 37BM466D710, 37BM467D710 and 37BM46GD710. The serial number range is 1C290Z50001 through 1D280Z50007. Serial numbers included in the recall have a "C" or "D" in the second position and a "0" as the fifth digit. Model and serial numbers are printed on a plate located under the driver's seat. "Cub Cadet" is printed on the hood.
The units, made in U.S., were sold by dealers nationwide from April 2010 through September 2010 for between $6,800 and $9,800.
The government is instructing owners to contact a Club Cadet dealer to schedule a free repair. Club Cadet is contacting all known users.
Posted by Arlo Redwine