MTD Recalls Craftsman and Troy-Bilt Riding Lawn Mowers


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Name of Product:

Craftsman 30” Mini and Troy-Bilt TB30 Riding Lawn Mowers

Hazard:

The riding mowers can fail to come to a complete stop and continue to move at a speed of about one mile per hour when the clutch/brake pedal is fully depressed, posing a low-speed crash hazard.

Remedy:

Repair

Recall Date:

April 14, 2022

Units:

About 6,200

Description:

This recall involves Craftsman 30” mini and Troy-Bilt TB30 riding lawn mowers.  The lawn mowers are red and black. Troy-Bilt or Craftsman are printed on the front column. Recalled lawn mowers are not marked with a green X, were manufactured from July 20, 2021 through December 17, 2022, and have serial numbers 1G20MB20001 through 1L17MB20228. The month and year of manufacture are found on the model plate label under the heading DOM for Date of Manufacture. The third and fourth characters of the serial number identify the manufacturing day. For example, serial number 1G20MB20001 would mean the mower was manufactured on the 20th day of the month of July. Months are listed A (January) through L (December). The date of manufacture, the serial number, which includes the full manufacture date, and the following model or SKU numbers can be found on the model plate label on the bottom of the seat pan:

BrandModelSKU
Troy-Bilt13B726JD0231004822873
 13AC26JD0231006771776
 13AC26JD066 
  Craftsman13BC26JD093CMXGRAM1130035
 13AC26JD093 

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lawn mowers and contact Craftsman or Troy-Bilt for a free inspection and repair. Consumers will be assisted in contacting a local repair shop to have a replacement drive belt installed at no cost to the consumer. Pickup and delivery of the lawn mower will be arranged if necessary, at no cost to the consumer. 

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At:

The Home Depot, Lowe’s and hardware stores nationwide and online at www.homedepot.com or www.lowes.com from July 2021 through January 2022 for about $1,600.

Manufacturer(s):

MTD Products Inc, of Cleveland, Ohio

Manufactured In:

U.S.

Recall number:

22-119

Consumer contact: –


Craftsman
 toll-free at 866-864-2949 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET on Saturdays, or online at https://www.craftsman.com/support/safety-recalls/cmxgram1130035 or www.craftsman.com and click the “Support” tab at the top of the homepage and then scroll down to “Safety Recalls.”


Troy-Bilt toll-free at 888-848-6038 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays, or online at https://www.troybilt.com/en_US/recall-mini-riding-mower-2022.html  or www.troybilt.com and click on the “Product Recalls” link at the bottom of the page for more information.

This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

Original recall, updates and more images at CPSC


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