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

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.
Remedy:
Replace
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.

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
About 1,200
Description:

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

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