MTD Products Australia Pty Ltd – Kawasaki engines in Hustler lawn mowers - Updated remedy

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Kawasaki general engines with voltage regulator (part no. 21066-0785), installed in select Hustler lawn mowers.

Affected Hustler lawn mower models:
• FasTrak SDX 54 (940429EX)
• FasTrak SDX 48 (940411EX)
• FasTrak SDX 60 (940437EX)
• FasTrak SDX 48 (941674EX)
• FasTrak SDX 60 (941708EX)
• FasTrak SDX 54 (942086EX)
• Super S Stand On (940288EX)

The remedy for this recall was updated on 13 March 2024.

Hustler lawn mower

Reasons the product is recalled

The voltage regulator in affected Kawasaki general purpose engines, installed in Hustler lawn mowers can malfunction. The affected mowers can catch fire at any time, even if the engine is off or not in use.

The hazards to consumers

There is risk of fire, serious injury or death and/or damage to property if the voltage regulator malfunctions in affected Kawasaki general purpose engines.

What consumers should do

Consumers should:

  1. Stop using their affected mower until it has been repaired.
  2. Disconnect the negative battery cable and secure it away from the negative battery post. If you are unsure on how to disconnect the battery, please contact your local Hustler dealer.
  3. Contact MTD Products to register for a repair.

Repairs are expected to commence from mid-March 2024 when replacement voltage regulators become available.

For more information and to register for repairs, future communications and updates, contact MTD Products Australia Pty Ltd via email: or phone 1300 951 594 (8:30 am to 4:30 pm AEST, Monday to Friday).


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Hustler dealers.

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Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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