Briggs & Stratton Recalls Riding Mowers Due to Injury Hazard from Projectiles; Sold Exclusively at Sears

These riding mowers came to consumers with the side discharge chute not fully secured to the mower.

Recall date: October 15, 2010
Recall number: 11-704
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Craftsman riding mowers

Hazard:

These riding mowers came to consumers with the side discharge chute not fully secured to the mower. Bolts can be forcefully discharged from mower if not properly tightened, posing an injury hazard to consumers.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Sears at (800) 859-7026 between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.sears.com

Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details

Units

About 500

Description and Models

This recall involves Craftman riding mower with model number 107.28034 and serial numbers listed below. The rear engine mounted riding mower is black. The model and serial numbers can be found on the data tag on the back of the riding mower.

Serial numbers included in this recall
2014033403 through 2014034552
2014082112 through 2014082861
2014149995 through 2014151266
2014346290 through 2014346803
Incidents/Injuries

The firm received one report of a bolt that discharged forcefully, breaking a window.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled riding mowers and contact Sears for a free inspection and repair. Sears is sending consumers letters with information on scheduling an inspection and repair.

Sold exclusively at

Sears stores nationwide between February 2010 and May 2010 for about $1,400.

Manufacturer(s)

Briggs & Stratton Power Products Group, LLC, of Milwaukee, Wis.

Manufactured in

USA