The recall involves four-wheel drive 2016 Cub Cadet Challenger all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) because air in the brake system can cause brake failure, posing a crash hazard to the user or bystanders.
Cub Cadet has received 80 reports of brake failure, but no injuries were reported. The recall involves the following vehicles:
- Cub Cadet 2016 Challenger CX500 (2-seat)
- Cub Cadet 2016 Challenger CX700 (2-seat)
- Cub Cadet 2016 Challenger CX750 Crew Utility Vehicle (4-seat)
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ATVs and contact an authorized Cub Cadet dealership or customer service to schedule a free repair.
The recalled vehicles were sold in yellow, red, blue, and camouflage. They were manufactured in China by Hisun Motors Corp U.S.A. of McKinney, Texas and sold nationwide in the United States from March 2016 through May 2017 for about $8,500 to $9,500.
Consumers can identify the recalled vehicles by locating a label under the driver’s seat, which lists the model number, month and year of manufacture.
The recalled model numbers are: CX500 (37AW7CKD010, 37AW7CKD710, 37AW7CLD010, 37AW7CLD710, 37AW7CMD710, 37AW7CND710); CX700 (37AX7CKD010, 37AX7CKD710, 37AX7CLD010, 37AX7CLD710, 37AX7CMD710, 37AX7CND710); and CX750 Crew (37AY8CKD710, 37AY8CLD710, 37AY8CMD710, 37AY8CND710).
For more information, you can contact Cub Cadet toll-free at 888-848-6038 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Saturday or Sunday, or go online at www.CubCadet.com and click on “Product Recalls” for more information.
Source: Cub Cadet Recalls Utility Vehicles Due to Crash Hazard (Recall Alert)