PRODUCT RECALL DESCRIPTION
Product Recall #15-197 was issued on July 23, 2015 for approximately 2800 Simplicity Riding Lawn Mowers and Garden Tractors by Briggs & Stratton due to risk of injury.
This recall involves orange Simplicity brand zero turn riding mowers, mower deck attachments and garden tractors. Mower deck sizes range from 44 to 54 inches. The Simplicity logo is on the side of the mower or garden tractor. Mowers and garden tractors with the following model and serial numbers are included in the recall. The model and serial numbers are located on the frame near the front tires or on the frame rail below the seat.
|Model||Serial Number Range|
|1695058||2016939034 – 2017048430|
|1696445||2016943253 – 2017107153|
|1696446||2016933459 – 2017114841|
|1696459||2017100601 – 2017100603|
|2691175||2016825203 – 2017125081|
|2691176||2016869892 – 2017114891|
|2691179||2016893089 – 2017100633|
|2691224||2016905124 – 2017114535|
|2691280||2016969131 – 2017104015|
|5901269||2016868431 – 2016869752|
The chute deflector on the riding mowers and garden tractors can fail to prevent projectiles from being expelled. This poses a risk of injury to consumers from projectiles.
Briggs & Stratton dealers nationwide from August 2014 through May 2015 for between $3,600 and $16,000.
Briggs & Stratton at (800) 227-3798 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.briggsandstratton.com and click on “Recalls and Notifications” for more information. Dealers can be found using the dealer locator at www.simplicitymfg.com.
Mowers with a black dot on the label containing the product’s model and serial number are not included in this recall.
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