The mowers are red with a black fuel tank, steering wheel and seat. The name Snapper is printed on both sides of the mower. The model and serial numbers are on a label on the engine platform under the right side of the seat. Roughly 8,500 units have been affected.
For a complete listing of model and serial numbers, visit the CPSC website.
Incidents/Injuries: Briggs & Stratton has received two reports of brake failure, related to failed weld. No injuries have been reported.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mowers and contact an authorized Snapper service dealer for a free repair.
Sold at: Family Farm stores, Power Equipment Direct and Briggs & Stratton Snapper dealers nationwide from April 2013 through May 2014 for between $1,300 and $2,000.
Manufacturer: Briggs & Stratton Power Products Group, LLC, of Milwaukee, Wis.
Manufactured in: United States