Briggs & Stratton Recalls Snapper Rear Engine Riding Mowers Due to Injury Hazard (Recall Alert)

Weld on the drive axle can fail resulting in loss of brake control, posing an injury hazard.

Recall date: October 16, 2014
Recall number: 15-707
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Brigg & Stratton Snapper Rear Engine Riding Mower

Hazard:

Weld on drive axle can fail resulting in loss of brake control, posing an injury hazard.

Consumer Contact:

Briggs & Stratton Corporation at (800) 935-2967 from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.Briggsandstratton.com and click on "Recall Alert Notice" for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 8,500

Description

This recall involves six models of Briggs & Stratton Snapper Rear Engine Riding Mowers. The mowers are red with a black fuel tank, steering wheel and seat. The name Snapper is printed on both sides of the mower. The model and serial numbers are on a label on the engine platform under the right side of the seat. The following models and serial number ranges are included.

 

Model Number Serial Number Range
7800918 2016447188 - 2016485206
7800920 2016443919 - 2016568930
7800932 2016462619 - 2016481454
7800950 2016611952 - 2016766052
7800951 2016624456 - 2016765000
7800954 2016603229 - 2016775752
Incidents/Injuries

Briggs & Stratton has received two reports of brake failure, related to failed weld. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mowers and contact an authorized Snapper service dealer for a free repair.

Sold at

Family Farm stores, Power Equipment Direct and Briggs & Stratton Snapper dealers nationwide from April 2013 through May 2014 for between $1,300 and $2,000.

Manufacturer

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

Manufactured in

United States

  • Front of mower

  • Back of mower

  • Label (Product marked with a green dot has already been inspected and tested)