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Kubota Recalls Utility Vehicles Due to Injury and Collision Hazards (Recall Alert)


Kubota RTV-XG850 Model Utility Vehicles


The utility vehicle’s steering shaft can shear at or near the electric power steering housing, and cause the driver to lose steering control, posing injury and collision hazards.

Brand Name:


Company Name:

Kubota Tractor Corporation

Company Announcement:

December 1, 2022

Company Announcement


This recall involves model year 2018 through 2022 base model Kubota RTV-XG850 Utility Vehicles, known as the “Sidekick.” “Sidekick” and/or the model number are on the side of the utility vehicle.  Data plates on the side of the recalled vehicles have the model number and serial numbers ranging from 10001-50018, X0001-X0139, and Y0001-Y1312.


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled utility vehicles and contact an authorized Kubota dealer to schedule a free inspection and free repair. Kubota is contacting all known purchasers directly.


Kubota has received five reports of incidents worldwide of steering shaft shearing.  No injuries or deaths have been reported.

Sold At:

Authorized Kubota dealers nationwide from June 2018 through October 2022 for between $14,700 and $16,900.


Kubota Tractor Corporation, of Grapevine, Texas

Manufactured In:

United States

Recall number:


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