Husqvarna Recalls Lawn Mowers Due to Laceration Hazard
This recall involves Husqvarna®, Poulan Pro®, Jonsered®, Craftsman®, Yardworks®, Murray®, and Brute® brand walk-behind gas powered lawn mowers with Briggs & Stratton 7.25 HP engines. They were sold in red, orange, blue and yellow/black colors and have either four similar-sized wheels or two larger rear wheels and two smaller front wheels, a long handle with an operator presence control bar that is pushed down towards the mower handle to start the engine, a mowing deck, and may have come with or without a collecting bag in the rear. The brand names are printed on the mowers, and a Briggs & Stratton logo is printed on the engine shield. The mower model and serial number can be found on the rear of the mowing deck, next to the rear wheel. The following model and serial numbers are included in the recall. Brand Model Name Serial Number Range Brute 961480058 110115M00001 - 082516M50000 Craftsman 10176 10178 37275 37489 Husqvarna LB155S LC121P HU725AWDEX HU725AWDH HU725AWDHQ Jonsered LM 2153CMDA LM 2155MD LM 2153CMDA Murray 21P68H30 Poulan Pro 961320100 961420133 PR675Y22RHPE PR725Y22RHP 961490006 Yardworks 961380047 961480057
Lawn mowersAbout 235,000 (27,000 of which were sold in Canada)
URL : http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2016/60396r-eng.php
Lowe’s, Sears and other hardware stores, home centers and equipment dealers nationwide from November 2015 through August 2016 for between $250 and $450.
Recall Date: Oct 18, 2016
The firm has received 53 reports of the engine not shutting off after the operator presence control bar was released. No injuries have been reported.
Husqvarna Consumer Outdoor Products N.A. Inc., of Charlotte, N.C.
Recall ID: 7882
Last Published: Oct 27, 2016
Official Site: Link
RecallMe Number: 17009
RecallMe Status: Announced