10/17/2016

Mower Recall October 2016

Husqvarna Group in cooperation with the Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) and Health Canada announced on October 18th, 2016 a recall of certain Husqvarna®, Poulan Pro®, Jonsered®, Craftsman®, Yardworks®, Murray®, and Brute® brand walk-behind gas powered lawn mowers manufactured between November 2015 through August 2016 with Briggs & Stratton 7.25 HP engines.

 It has been determined that a small number of these mowers can malfunction and cause the engine and blades to continue to operate even after the operator presence control bar is released. The system is operating correctly when the operator presence control bar is released and the engine stops within 3 seconds.
If you have experienced any issues with your mower’s engine failing to properly shut down, please stop using your mower and follow the instructions below. If your mower engine stops when you release the operator presence control bar, you may disregard this notice. You do not need to take any further action. If your mower is new and/or unused or if you are not sure your mower engine will shut down, please follow the link at the bottom of this page to the Consumer Recall Inspection Procedure.We are providing a free repair program involving mowers that may continue to run after the operator presence control bar is released. The specific model(s)that may be affected include:

Brute: 961480058
Craftsman: 10176, 10178, 37275, 37489
Husqvarna: LB155S, LC121P, HU725AWDEX, HU725AWDH, HU725AWDHQ
Jonsered: LM 2155MD, LM 2153CMDA
Murray: 21P68H30
Poulan Pro: 961320100, 961420133, PR675Y22RHPE, PR725Y22RHP, 961490006
Yardworks: 961380047, 961480057

with serial numbers in the range of 110115M00001 – 082516M50000. You can find the applicable model and serial numbers on the serial number tag located on the back of your mower’s deck.

After you have located the serial number tag on your mower, verify that the model number is included in the list above, and that the serial number on your mower matches the affected range of products (110115M00001 – 082516M50000), and call us at the toll free number listed below. Please have your model and serial number information available during the call.

If you are having issues shutting down your mower’s engine and it is within the affected serial number range, Husqvarna is offering a free repair. Please immediately stop using your mower and bring your unit to your nearest Servicing Dealer and a service technician will perform the necessary repair. To find the nearest servicing dealer, visit www.poulanpro.com and click on the “Dealer Locator” or “Service Locator” tab, or call our Recall Hotline at 1-877-257-6921.