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Safety Alert

Mahindra USA Recalls Compact Tractors Due to Fire Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: eMax Compact Tractors

Hazard: Fuel lines can break or leak, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Consumer Contact: Mahindra toll-free at 877-449-7771 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.mahindrausa.com and click on "Tractor Recall" for more information. The firm is contacting registered owners of the tractors directly.

Units: About 2,000 (in addition to about 100 in Canada)

Description: This recall involved Mahindra eMax compact diesel tractors designed for residential use. They are red with a black seat. The model number and "Mahindra" are in white lettering on the each side of the hood. Serial numbers for the recalled models are located on the right side of the frame above the front axle.

Recalled Model

Serial Numbers

eMax 22G

22GRH00001-22GRH00596

eMax 22H

22HRH00001-22HRH00710

eMax 25H

25HRH00001-25HRH00816

Incidents/Injuries: The firm received 61 reports of cracks in the fuel tank pipe. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the tractors and contact an authorized Mahindra dealer as soon as possible to schedule the free repair.

Sold at: Mahindra dealers throughout the United States and Canada from March 2014 through September 2015 for between $11,300 and $13,600.

Importer: Mahindra USA, Inc., of Houston, Tex.

Manufactured in: Korea