November 19, 2003CPSC, Cub Cadet Corp. Announce Recall of
product safety recall was conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC.
Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise
Name of Product: Cub Cadet Series 7000 Compact Tractors
Manufacturer: Cub Cadet LLC (Cub Cadet), of Cleveland, Ohio.
Hazard: The tractor's high/low shift lever could pop out of gear into
neutral during operation on steep slopes with attachments, such as a
back-hoe or front-end loader installed. This could result in the machine
"free-wheeling" until the brake is applied or the transmission is re-
engaged, posing a risk of the operator losing control of the tractor.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: Model number 7252, 7254, 7264, or 7304 is written on the hood
of the tractor.
Sold At: Authorized Cub Cadet dealers nationwide from May 2002 through
mid-October 2003 for between $10,000 and $14,300.
Manufactured In: U.S.A.
Remedy: Consumers should contact the Cub Cadet dealerships where the tractor
was purchased to schedule a free repair.
Consumer Contact: Call Cub Cadet toll-free at (888) 848-6038 between 8 a.m.
and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.