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Briggs & Stratton recalls Snapper rear engine riding mowers

The lawnmower blade may not disengage as intended

Photo source: CPSC
Briggs & Stratton of Wauwatosa, Wis., is recalling about 1,160 Snapper Rear Engine 33” Riding Mowers.

A faulty blade engagement lever can keep the lawnmower blade engaged after the release of the foot activated disengagement pedal, posing an injury hazard.

No incidents or injuries are reported.

This recall involves red and black Snapper Rear Engine Riding Mowers with rear engines and a 33-inch mower deck.

Model number 2691526, Briggs & Stratton and 33” are printed on a white label the back of the mower, and SNAPPER is printed on the front.

The mowers, manufactured in the U.S., were sold at authorized Snapper dealers nationwide from March 2019, through May 2019, for about $2,650.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled riding mowers and contact Briggs & Stratton for a free inspection and repair.

Consumers may contact Briggs & Stratton at (800) 227-3798 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday or online at  www.briggsandstratton.com and click on “Recalls” under the “Support” tab at the top of the page for more information.

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