This recall involves orange Simplicity brand zero turn riding mowers, mower deck attachments and garden tractors. Mower deck sizes range from 44 to 54 inches. The Simplicity logo is on the side of the mower or garden tractor. Mowers and garden tractors with the following model and serial numbers are included in the recall. The model and serial numbers are located on the frame near the front tires or on the frame rail below the seat.
|Model||Serial Number Range|
|1695058||2016939034 - 2017048430|
|1696445||2016943253 - 2017107153|
|1696446||2016933459 - 2017114841|
|1696459||2017100601 - 2017100603|
|2691175||2016825203 - 2017125081|
|2691176||2016869892 - 2017114891|
|2691179||2016893089 - 2017100633|
|2691224||2016905124 - 2017114535|
|2691280||2016969131 - 2017104015|
|5901269||2016868431 - 2016869752|
Mowers with a black dot on the label containing the product's model and serial number are not included in this recall.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and contact a Briggs & Stratton dealer to schedule a free repair.
Briggs & Stratton dealers nationwide from August 2014 through May 2015 for between $3,600 and $16,000.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to help ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
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