MTD recalls lawn mowers

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Sharp objects can pierce through the lawn mower’s collecting bag

MTD Products of Cleveland, Ohio, is recalling about 5,000 Craftsman M350 walk-behind lawn mowers.

Sharp objects can pierce through the mower’s collecting bag during use and strike a user or bystander, posing an injury hazard.

No incidents or injuries are reported.

This recall involves Craftsman M350 walk-behind, gas-powered lawn mowers with model 12ABR2BK793.

The 23-inch, red lawn mowers have a black collecting bag in the rear. Craftsman is printed on the top of the bag, the engine and the upper handle.

The model number and date of manufacture 01/2019 can be found on a label located on the rear discharge door.

The mowers, manufactured in the U.S., were sold at Lowe’s stores nationwide and online at from January 2019, through February 2019, for about $400.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mowers and contact an authorized Craftsman Service Center to arrange for a free repair. MTD is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Consumers may contact Craftsman toll-free at (866) 864-2949 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (ET) Saturday or online and click on “Product Recall” at the bottom of the page for more information.

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