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My dad brought a cub cadet BC 490 string/brush cutter. After having one replaced within months? due to leaking oil(enough to cover his pants) it was replaced by the retailer only to have the same problem with a new one. After talking to CS at Cub Cadet they asked him...
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Did you read the instructions? Since it's 4 cycle you can't tip it and leave it tipped or it'll leak oil.

As far as the ball "cracking" in weather - I have left all my yard equipment in my unheated shed every winter and never had a ball crack from that, in fact where I live the winters stay below freezing from October until April and this has never happened. I long for the days when consumers took responsibility for their purchases instead of putting a company on blast online in an attempt to get what they want.

#1600435 Review #1600435 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Abbeville, South Carolina
Cub Cadet Bc 490 String Trimmer
  • Poor quality for the money
  • Quality and customer service
Reason of review
Bad quality
Preferred solution
stand behind your product and replace defective one