Shivvers Recalls Country Clipper Riding Lawn Mowers Due to Fire Hazard

The ignition module in 2012, 2013 and 2014 riding lawn mowers with 27-horsepower Kohler engines can fail to ground, overheat and melt.

Recall date: September 25, 2014
Recall number: 14-282
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  • Country Clipper lawn mower

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    Country Clipper lawn mower

  • Kohler 27-horsepower Command engine

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    Kohler 27-horsepower Command engine

  • Kohler 27-horsepower Courage engine

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    Kohler 27-horsepower Courage engine

  • Location of the model number and manufacturing date.

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    Location of the model number and manufacturing date.

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Riding lawn mowers

Hazard:

The ignition module can fail to ground, resulting in overheating and melting, posing a fire hazard.

Consumer Contact:

Country Clipper at (800) 344-8237 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.countryclipper.com and click on Recall on the left side of the page for more information.

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Recall Details

In conjunction with

Units

About 1,650 in the U.S. and 261 in Canada

Description

This recall involves model year 2012, 2013 and 2014 Country Clipper riding lawn mowers. The recalled mowers are equipped with 27-horsepower Kohler Command CV740 or Kohler Courage SV740 twin cylinder engines. The Command engine is dark gray and has the name and model number on a label on the side of the engine near the air filter. The Courage engine has a black engine shroud and has the name and model number on the top of the shroud. The recalled mowers are steered by either a joystick or two steering arms. The recalled mowers were manufactured from October 2011 to May 2014 and include the model names Challenger, Charger, Edge, Jazee, Jazee Pro and Jazee Pro DLX. The following model years and model numbers are recalled:

 

Model Year 2012

Model Year 2013

Model Year 2014

2748KOJ-SR225

2752KOJ-SR400

2752KOJ-505

2748KOJ-SR375

2752KOJ-SR500

2752KOT-505

2748KOT-SR225

2752KOT-SR400

2760KOJ-505

2752KOJ-SR225

2752KOT-SR500

2760KOJ-1035

2752KOJ-SR375

2760KOJ-SR400

2760KOJ-1505

2752KOJL-SR375

2760KOJ-SR500

2760KOT-505

2752KOT-SR225

2760KOJ-SR1030

2760KOT-1035

2752KOT-SR375

2760KOJ-SR1500

2760KOT-1505

2760KOHJ-SR375

2760KOT-SR400

 

2760KOHT-SR375

2760KOT-SR500

 

2760KOJ-SR375

2760KOT-SR1030

 

2760KOJ-SR1025

2760KOT-SR1500

 

2760KOJ-SR1220

 

 

2760KOJ-SR1220L

 

 

2760KOT-SR375

 

 

2760KOT-SR1025

 

 

2760KOT-SR1220

 

 

 

The mower model number and manufacture date are on the mower serial number plate on the side frame rail by the foot floor pan on the driver's right side.

Incidents/Injuries

Shivvers has received reports of four lawn mower ignition modules overheating and melting. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lawn mowers and contact a Country Clipper dealer to schedule a free repair.

Sold at

Country Clipper lawn mower dealers nationwide from October 2011 to May 2014 for between $5,300 and $9,500.

Manufacturer

Shivvers Manufacturing Inc., of Corydon, Iowa

Manufactured in

United States

  • Country Clipper lawn mower

  • Kohler 27-horsepower Command engine

  • Kohler 27-horsepower Courage engine

  • Location of the model number and manufacturing date.