Product Safety Recall

Published 18 March 2024

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

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)

Dates sold: 1 April 2021 – 15 December 2023

Why 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.


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.

Consumers should:

  1. Stop using their affected mowers 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: [email protected] or phone 1300 951 594 (8:30 am to 4:30 pm AEST, Monday to Friday).

Purchased from:

Hustler dealers.

PRA 2024/20057

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