Just in case anyone might be using a new Murray as part of your stable. SafetyAlerts March 23, 2004 Murray Inc. Announce Recall of Lawn Tractors The following product safety recall was conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed. Name of product: Murray lawn tractors with remote-mounted fuel tanks Units: 93,500 Manufacturer: Murray, Inc., of Lawrenceburg, Tenn. Hazard: The fuel tank can develop cracks allowing fuel to leak posing a fire hazard to consumers. Incidents/Injuries: Murray has received two reports of fire and no reports of injury. Description: These 40- and 42-inch-cut lawn tractors come with a 1.4 gallon remote fuel tank. They come in red and black or all black. The model number can be found on a nameplate located under the seat. The following model numbers are included in recall: 40507X8 40536X4 405618X81 42504X71 42504X99 42510 42512X99 42542X6 42543X6 425610X99 425612X99 42575X81 Sold at: Various lawn equipment retailers, including Home Depot, Central Tractor and the U.S. Army Air Force Exchange Services (AAFES) nationwide from January 1997 through October 2002 for between $859 and $1,259. Manufactured in: United States. Remedy: Consumers should stop using their lawn tractor immediately and contact a Murray Service Center with the model number to have a free replacement fuel tank installed on their mower. Consumer Contact: For more information, consumers should call Murray toll free at (800) 316-1073 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit their Web site at www.murray.com.