WASHINGTON, D.C. — Kubota is recalling about 11,500 units of its utility vehicles, according to the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission. Combustible debris can make contact with the exhaust manifold and ignite, posing a fire hazard. Kubota has received 7 reports of debris-related fires. No injuries have been reported.
This recall involves model years 2013, 2014 and 2015 Kubota RTV-X1100C series diesel-powered utility vehicles. Authorized Kubota dealers nationwide fsold the vehicles from October 2013 to October 2015.
Recalled utility vehicles come in the colors orange and camouflage and have serial numbers ranging from 10001 to 23172. The model number is on the side of the unit and on the data plate on the back of the cab, between the cab and the bed. The serial number is also on the data plate.
Consumers are advised to immediately stop using the recalled utility vehicles, park them away from combustible materials and contact an authorized Kubota dealer for a free inspection and free repair and should follow their directions. Kubota is contacting consumers directly.