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.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
October 16, 2014
Units:
About 8,500
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.

Recall Details

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
 
Remedy:

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

Incidents/Injuries:

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

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.

Importer:

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

Manufacturer:

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

Manufactured In:
United States
Recall number:
15-707