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Lawn Mower Engines

AM1
SIAR Code: 30303
Notifying Country: United States of America
Source URL: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2020/Kawasaki-Motors-USA-Recalls-Lawn-Mower-Engines-Due-to-Burn-and-Fire-Hazards-Recall-Alert-2
Publication Date: Oct 30, 2019
Product Origin Country: United States of America
Units: About 1,100
Manufacturer: Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing Corp. U.S.A., of Maryville, Mo.
Distributor: Kawasaki dealers and lawn and garden stores nationwide from November 2017 through September 2019 for about $8,000 for mowers with the engines.
Defect Description: This recall involves Kawasaki engines used in riding lawn mowers sold under the Ferris brand name with mower model numbers IS® 700Z ZTR and ISX™ 800Z ZTR. The recalled engines are model year 2018 and 2019 Kawasaki FT730V-EFI series, including models FT730V-AS41 with serial number range FT730VA00107-FT730VA00593 and FT730V-BS41 with serial number range FT730VA02330-FT730VA05073. “Kawasaki FT730V EFI” is printed on the engine air filter cover. The engine model and serial number are located on the engine fan housing.
Accidents Reported: None reported
Recommendations / Warnings: 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.
Additional Information: Kawasaki Motors Corp. U.S.A. 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.