SME Mowers — Bobcat lawn mowers

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Product description

Kawasaki general engines with voltage regulator (part no. 21066-0785) installed in ZT6000 and ZT7000 Bobcat lawn mowers.

Affected Bobcat lawn mower models:

  • 9996010 - ZT6000
  • 9996012 - ZT6100
  • 9997010 - ZT7000
  • 9997011 - ZT7000
Bobcat lawn mower side view
Bobcat lawn mower
Identifying features

Reasons the product is recalled

The voltage regulator in affected Kawasaki general purpose engines, installed in select Bobcat 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 serious injury, death and/or damage to property if the voltage regulator catches fire.

What consumers should do

  1. Stop using the 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, see the battery disconnection instructions or contact your local Bobcat lawn mower dealer.
  3. Contact your local Bobcat lawn mower dealer to arrange repair.

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


Traders who sold this product

Bobcat lawn mower dealers

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Responsible regulator

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

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