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Utility Vehicle Recalled Due to Crash Hazard

By Naomi Millán Grounds Management

The 2015 Cub Cadet Challenger CX500 and Challenger CX700 four-wheel drive off-road utility vehicles have been recalled by the manufacturer because the parking break cable can fail, posing a crash hazard.

The manufacturer has received 22 reports of the brake cable failing, but no reports of injuries or property damage, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission recall number 16-739. About 1,300 units sold between April 2015 through October 2015 are affected by the recall.

The recalled vehicles have two bucket seats, roll bars, a canopy, a two-piece windshield, a 35.5-inch by 44-inch cargo bed and a winch. The vehicles were sold in the colors camouflage and yellow.

Affected model numbers include 37AW7CKD010, 37AW7CLD010, 37AX7CKD010, 37AX7CLD010, 37AW7CKD710, 37AW7CLD710, 37AX7CKD710, and 37AX7CLD710. The model number is located under the driver’s seat.

Facility managers affected by this recall are directed to stop using the affected vehicles immediately and contact a Cub Cadet dealer for a free repair. Cub Cadet can be reached at 888-848-6038 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.cubcadet.com.

This Quick Read was submitted by Naomi Millán, senior editor of Building Operating Management magazine, naomi.millan@tradepress.com. Go here for other recent recall notices.


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