Exmark Recalls Commercial Walk-Behind Mowers Due to Injury Hazard
Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Recall SummaryName of product:
Commercial Walk-Behind MowersHazard:
The mower’s blade can break and injure the user and others nearby.
Exmark at (800) 667-5296 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.exmark.com and click on Service & Support and then on Safety Resources at the bottom of the page for more informationReport an Incident Involving this Product
About 6,900 in the United States and 330 in Canada
This recall involves 2013 Exmark Commercial 30” Walk-Behind Mowers, model ECKA30 and serial numbers ranging from 313605897 to 313660824. The phrases “Commercial 30” and “Exmark” are printed on the front of the black and red mower. “Exmark” is also printed on the side of the mower. The model and serial numbers are located on a decal affixed to the engine base above the left rear tire.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mowers and contact Exmark for a free repair.
Exmark dealers nationwide from November 2012 through October 2013 for about $1,800.
Exmark Manufacturing Company, Inc., from Beatrice, Neb.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to help ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
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Recalled Exmark commercial walk-behind mower