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Briggs & Stratton Recalls Snapper Rear Engine Riding Mowers Due to Injury Hazard

  • Recalled Snapper rear engine riding mower
  • Location of label with model number on back of mower
Name of Product:
Snapper Rear Engine 33” Riding Mowers
Hazard:

A faulty blade engagement lever can keep the lawnmower blade engaged after the release of the foot activated disengagement pedal, posing an injury hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
November 14, 2019
Units:
About 1,160
Consumer Contact

Briggs & Stratton at 800-227-3798 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or www.briggsandstratton.com and click on “Recalls” under the Support tab for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Snapper Rear Engine Riding Mowers with rear engines and a 33 inch mower deck. The riding mowers are red and black. Model number 2691526, Briggs & Stratton and 33” are printed on a white label the back of the mower. SNAPPER is printed on the front of the mower.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled riding mowers and contact Briggs & Stratton for a free inspection and repair.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At

Authorized Snapper dealers nationwide from March 2019 through May 2019 for about $2,650.

Manufacturer(s):

Briggs & Stratton, of Wauwatosa, Wis.

Manufactured In:
United States
Distributor(s):

Briggs & Stratton, of Wauwatosa, Wis.

Recall number:
20-021
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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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