Great States Recalls Earthwise Cordless Electric Lawn Mowers Due to Injury Hazard

Model 60517 mowers with a 17-inch mowing deck can start when the key is not in the starting position.

Recall date: May 28, 2015
Recall number: 15-153
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Cordless 17-inch electric lawn mower

Hazard:

The mower can start when the key is not in the starting position, posing an injury hazard to the user.

Consumer Contact:

Great States Corporation at (800) 633-1501 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email sales@reelin.com or online at www.americanlawnmower.com and click on Safety Recall for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 1,200

Description

This recall involves Earthwise cordless electric push lawn mowers with a 17-inch mowing deck. The recalled mowers have a silver motor housing and deck with a side discharge chute, a black foldable handle and a bright green bail lever, height adjustment lever and handle knobs. The mowers have a 24-volt removable, rechargeable battery. Brand name “Earthwise” and “17” appear on the front of the mowers. Model number 60517 is on the name plate on the back of the motor cover.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled electric mowers, remove the battery and contact Great States Corporation for a replacement mower.

Sold at

Menards stores, Seventh Avenue catalogs and online at PowerSales.com and SeventhAvenue.com from January 2014 to May 2014 for about $250.

Importer(s)

The Great States Corporation, of Shelbyville, Ind.

Manufactured in

China

  • Great States Corporation Earthwise cordless electric push lawn mower, model 60517

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