CPSC: Residential Zero Turn Riding Mowers
On 2018-02-08, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a cpsc regarding Residential Zero Turn Riding Mowers due to a potential Fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in July 2017 for about $2500 to $3000.
About 7,000 units are involved in this Husqvarna Consumer Outdoor Products N.A. riding mower recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 4th recall of products in the Riding Mowers & Yard Tractors category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 60 similar recalls,
involving about 700,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
An incorrect routing of the fuel line can cause it to wear and leak, posing a fire hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Husqvarna and Poulan Pro brand residential zero turn riding mowers with a Briggs & Stratton twin cylinder engine. They were sold in orange/black and yellow/black colors. On the Husqvarna models, "Husqvarna" is printed on the side of the mowers. On the Poulan Pro models, "Poulan Pro" is printed on the front of the mower. The model number and serial number are printed on the left-hand rail frame in front of the left rear drive wheel. The following models are included in the recall.
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These items were sold new+ at Badcock & More, Lowe's and other home centers, hardware stores, and Husqvarna Equipment Dealers nationwide and on online at Badcock.com, Lowes.com and other websites from July 2017 through December 2017 for between $2,500 and $3,000.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled zero turn mowers and contact Husqvarna to arrange for a free inspection and repair.
Husqvarna toll-free at 877-257-6921 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.husqvarna.com and click on "Product Recall" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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