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Briggs & Stratton Recalls Riding Mowers Due to Injury Hazard

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Craftsman riding mower. (Image credit: CPSC.)

Briggs & Stratton Power Products Group, LLC, of Milwaukee, Wis., recalled about 500 Craftsman riding mowers in cooperation with the CPSC.

Hazard: These riding mowers came to consumers with the side discharge chute not fully secured to the mower. Bolts can be forcefully discharged from mower if not properly tightened, posing an injury hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm received one report of a bolt that discharged forcefully, breaking a window.

Craftsman riding mower tag location. (Image credit: CPSC.)

Serial numbers included in this recall
2014033403 through 2014034552
2014082112 through 2014082861
2014149995 through 2014151266
2014346290 through 2014346803

Craftsman riding mower tag. (Image credit: CPSC.)

Manufactured in: USA

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled riding mowers and contact Sears for a free inspection and repair. Sears is sending consumers letters with information on scheduling an inspection and repair.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Sears at (800) 859-7026 between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at sears.com.

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