Bob-Cat Zero Turn Riding Mower Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Washington: Bob-Cat Zero Turn Riding Mower Recall [US]Bob-Cat recalls approximately 4,900 Bob-Cat Zero Turn Riding Mowers due to crash hazard. CPSC: 

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The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports the CRZ and XRZ model Riding Mowers have a chassis with an adjustable 10-gauge green steel mower deck. The frame, fuel tank, engine compartment and side discharge chute are made of black metal and plastic components.

The Mower has four black wheels, two user-operated lever-arm controls and a gray adjustable high-back seat. The Mowers range in size from 76 inches to 79 inches long and 45 inches high. The words “Bob Cat” appear in red lettering on the front of the Mower and on top of the mower deck, and in a red and white designed logo on the sides of the mower. The words “TufDeck and “Professional Cut” appear in white lettering on the front face of the mower deck. The recalled Mowers are as follows:

  • CRZ 48-inch; model number 942699; serial number range: 94260000070 to 94260001236
  • CZR 52-inch; model number 942601; serial number range: 94260100070 to 94260101722
  • CZR 61-inch; model number 942602; serial number range: 94260200070 to 94260200545
  • XRZ 48-inch; model number 942610; serial number range: 94261000070 to 94261000390
  • XRZ 52-inch; model number 942611; serial number range: 94261100070 to 94261100709
  • XRZ 61-inch; model number 942612; serial number range: 94261200070 to 94261200342

Please consult the photograph above for details of the vehicle’s design and retail presentation.

According to the CPSC, the steering control arm component can break under normal use, causing driver to lose control and crash.

Twenty-two incidents reported control arm failure, including failure during use and initial set-up. There have been no reports of injuries. The Mower should be returned to the dealer where purchased for free repair with a newly designed control arm component. Consumers who completed the warranty registration card were contacted directly by Schiller Grounds Care, Inc, with instructions for obtaining the repair.


Additional information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 15-708
Recalls Direct RIN: 4464-2014
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