About 200 <"http://www.yourlawyer.com/practice_areas/product_liab">Cub Cadet Volunteer Utility Vehicles have been recalled by MTD Consumer Group Inc., of Cleveland, Ohio, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced.
The front lower ball joint can detach and cause a loss of steering control. This poses a crash hazard for consumers. To date, no incidents or injuries have been reported.
This recall involves the four-wheel drive Cub Cadet Volunteer gasoline-powered utility vehicle. 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 recalled Cub Cadet Volunteer Utility Vehicles, which were manufactured in the United States, were sold at Cub Cadet dealers nationwide from April 2010 through September 2010 for between $6,800 and $9,800.
The CPSC is advising consumers to immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact their local Cub Cadet dealer to schedule a free repair. Cub Cadet is contacting all known consumers.
For more information, Cub Cadet can be reached, toll-free, at (888) 848-6038 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday through Friday or at the firm’s website at www.cubcadet.com
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