Components of the steering shaft/steering system could have been improperly assembled which can lead to loss of control, posing crash and collision hazards.
This recall involves Kubota Utility Vehicles with model number RTV-XG850, known as the “Sidekick.” “Sidekick” and/or the model number are on the side of the utility vehicles, which were sold in various colors. Data plates on the side of the recalled vehicles have the model number and serial numbers ranging from:
Name of Product: Utility Vehicles
Recall Date: December 14, 2023
Recall Number: 24-736
Hazard: Components of the steering shaft/steering system could have been improperly assembled which can lead to loss of control, posing crash and collision hazards.
Sold At: Authorized Kubota dealers nationwide from March 2023 through September 2023 for between $14,500 and $18,200.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled utility vehicles and contact an authorized Kubota dealer to schedule a free inspection and free repair. Kubota is contacting all known purchasers directly.
Units: About 3,170 (In addition, about 119 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Directions and Contact
What Do I Do if My Product is Recalled?
Kubota Tractor Corporation toll-free at 888-458-2682 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at https://www.kubotausa.com/recall/contact/form. Additional information can be found online at www.kubotausa.com; click Parts & Service, then scroll down and click the “Safety & Recall Notices” tab to view the Safety & Recall Notice, or go directly to https://www.kubotausa.com/recall/service-support/safety/safety-notices.
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