WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- https://cpsc.gov/Recalls/2020/Briggs--Stratton-Recalls-Snapper-Rear-Engine-Riding-Mowers-Due-to-Injury-Hazard
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.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled riding mowers and contact Briggs & Stratton for a free inspection and repair.
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.
Units: About 1,160
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.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Sold At: Authorized Snapper dealers nationwide from March 2019 through May 2019 for about $2,650.
Manufacture/Distributor: Briggs & Stratton, of Wauwatosa, Wis.
Manufactured in: United States
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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Recall Date: November 14, 2019
Recall Number: 20-021
SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission