Tufftorq Yard Tractors Recalled For Bad Brakes

About 1,600 <"http://www.yourlawyer.com/practice_areas/product_liability">Husqvarna Yard Tractors with TuffTorq K46LD Transaxle are being recalled, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced.

The defective Husqvarna Yard Tractors with TuffTorq K46LD Transaxle were manufactured in the United States by Husqvarna Professional Products Inc., of Charlotte, North Carolina, and sold for between $2,300 and $2,800 at Husqvarna authorized dealers nationwide from May 2010 through December 2010.

The recalled Husqvarna Yard Tractor’s transaxle can experience intermittent drive failure, posing a risk of reduced or lost braking ability. To date, no incident or injuries have been reported.

This recall involves orange, Husqvarna yard tractors with TuffTorq K46LD transaxle. Yard tractors included in the recall have model numbers YTH23V42LS and YTH24V48LS and serial numbers ranging from 050110A001000 to 123110D999999.

The first six digits of the serial number is a date code. Tractors included in the recall have a serial date range of May 1, 2010 through December 31, 2010. Model and serial information is located on an identification plate attached to the underside of the seat.

The CPSC is advising consumers to immediately stop using the recalled yard tractors and contact Husqvarna to schedule a free repair at an authorized Husqvarna dealer. Husqvarna can be reached, toll-free, at 1.877.257.6921 between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., Eastern Time (ET), Monday through Friday. Consumers can also visit the firm’s website at www.husqvarna.us.

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