The floor mats on the recalled utility vehicles can warp or degrade and interfere with the throttle pedal, posing crash and injury hazards.
Kubota has received one report of a loss of control that resulted in black eyes and minor bruising.
This recall involves model year 2013 through 2021 base model Kubota RTV-X1100C utility vehicles.
Specific models may include an additional letter after the “C,” for example, 1100CR.
Recalled units have serial numbers ranging from 10001 through 67546. The model number is on the side of the unit and on the data plate also on the side of the unit. The serial number is also on the data plate.
The utility vehicles were sold at authorized Kubota dealers nationwide from April 2013 through September 2021. The cost was between $21,300 and $22,950.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled utility vehicles and contact an authorized Kubota dealer, the company and U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission advise.
If the floormat is warped or degraded, consumers will receive a new floormat installed by the dealer that will be secured by rivets to the floor. If the utility vehicles floormat isn’t warped or degraded, the dealer will complete a modification to the existing floormat by trimming the mat and then securing it by rivets to the floor. Kubota is contacting all known consumers directly.
For additional information, call Kubota Tractor Corp. at 888-458-2682 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, visit https://www.kubotausa.com/service-support/safety/safety-notices, or go to www.kubotausa.com and click “Contact” at the bottom of the page.
For details on other recalls, see www.recalls.gov.