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Safety Alert

Kawasaki Motors USA Recalls Lawn Mower Engines Due to Burn and Fire Hazards

Name of product: Lawn mower engines

Hazard: The fuel injector can leak excessive amounts of fuel into the engine, posing burn and fire hazards.

Remedy: Repair

Recall date: October 8, 2019

Units: About 950

Consumer Contact: Kawasaki toll-free at 866 836-4463 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.kawasakienginesusa.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the homepage for more information.

Description: This recall involves Kawasaki engines used in riding lawn mowers sold under the Ferris brand name with mower model number IS ® 2100Z ZTR and the Cub Cadet Pro Z 760 LKW EFI. The recalled engines are model year 2017 and 2018 Kawasaki FX850V-EFI series, including models FX850V-AS44 with serial number range FX850VB19736-FX850VB44147 and FX850V-AS47 with serial number range FX850VB20733-FX850VB40776. "Kawasaki FX850V EFI" is printed on the engine fan housing. The engine model and serial number are located on the engine fan housing.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using mowers with the recalled engines and contact Kawasaki or a Kawasaki dealer to schedule a free repair. Kawasaki is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported Sold At: Kawasaki dealers and lawn and garden stores nationwide from June 2017 through August 2019 for about $2,800 for the engines sold separately, and for between $10,000 and $12,000 for mowers with the engines.

Manufacturer: Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing Corp. U.S.A., of Maryville, Mo.

Manufactured In: United States