Kubota Recalls 2013-15 RTV400 and RTV500 Models

Lucas Cooney
by Lucas Cooney
Steering shaft can break

Kubota, in cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission, has recalled 2013-15 RTV400 and RTV500 UTVs. According to the recall notice, the steering shaft can break and cause the driver to lose control of the machine.

Approximately 23,400 units are affected by this recall. Thus far, Kubota has received nine reports of steering shafts breaking. Affected machines, which were manufactured in the Unites States, were sold at Kubota dealerships from for between $21,000 and $22,000.

Consumers are asked to stop using the recalled UTVs and contact an authorized Kubota dealer for a free inspection and free repair.

Lucas Cooney
Lucas Cooney

I have been working exclusively in digital media since 1997. I started out with TSN.ca, spending nearly nine years creating and editing content on Canada's leading sports website. I left to join VerticalScope, Inc., one of the world's largest online publishers, to start a number of powersports publications. While at VerticalScope, I've helped create and oversee content for a wide variety of different publications, including ATV.com, Off-Road.com, ArcheryTalk.com, Tractor.com, RVGuide.com, and many more.

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