FT730V EFI Engines
This recall involves Kawasaki engines used in riding lawnmowers sold under the Ferris brand name with mower model numbers IS® 700Z ZTR and ISX™ 800Z ZTR. The recalled engines are model year 2018 and 2019 Kawasaki FT730V-EFI series, including models FT730V-AS41 with serial number range FT730VA00107-FT730VA00593 and FT730V-BS41 with serial number range FT730VA02330-FT730VA05073. “Kawasaki FT730V EFI” is printed on the engine air filter cover. The engine model and serial number are located on the engine fan housing.
Hazard: The high pressure fuel line can get damaged causing a fuel leak, posing burn and fire hazards.
Sold At: Kawasaki dealers and lawn and garden stores nationwide from November 2017 through September 2019 for about $8,000 for mowers with the engines.
Manufacturer: Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing Corp. U.S.A., of Maryville, Mo.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Repair - Consumers should immediately stop using mowers with the recalled engines and contact Kawasaki or a Kawasaki dealer to schedule a free repair. Kawasaki is contacting all known purchasers directly.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. at (866) 836-4463 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday ET.