Briggs & Stratton is recalling approximately 1,160 33 ”Snapper rear engine ride-on mowers due to the potential for injury from these lawn mowers.
In a press release sent by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission on Thursday, a potentially faulty blade engagement lever was credited for the nationwide recall.
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Lawn mowers with levers that are not up to par may risk engaging the machine blade even “after releasing the foot-activated disengagement pedal, posing a risk of injury,” the statement said. .
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The recalled mowers were most likely purchased from authorized Snapper dealers from March 2019 through May 2019. They sell for approximately $ 2,650.
Additional details that identify these Snapper rear engine riding mowers include its red and black tints, 33 inch mower decks and rear motors. The model number is 2691526.
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Briggs & Stratton and 33 “must be printed on the white mower label and clearly visible on the rear of the machine. SNAPPER is printed on the front of the mower.
The recalled 33-inch Snapper rear engine riding mowers are serviceable. Consumers are urged to immediately stop using lawn mowers and contact Briggs & Stratton for free inspection and repair service in the event of an impact.
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To contact Briggs & Stratton, consumers can call 800-227-3798 on standard business days from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central Standard Time.
You can also contact the Briggs & Stratton team online under the Support tab of the Product Recalls & Notifications page.
No incidents or injuries were reported at the time of this recall.
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