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Simplicity, AGCO, & Massey Ferguson Coronet, Lancer riding lawn mowers; Simplicity, AGCO, & Massey Ferguson Regent lawn tractors

Código SIAR: 20394
Categoria: Lawn / Jardim
País Notificante: Estados Unidos da América
URL da Fonte: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2004/CPSC-Simplicity-Manufacturing-Inc-Announce-Recall-to-Repair-Lawn-Tractors-and-Riding-Mowers-
Data da Publicação: 20 jul, 2004
País de Origem do Produto: Estados Unidos da América
Fabricante: Simplicity Manufacturing; AGCO; Massey Ferguson
Descrição do Defeito: July 20, 2004 Release # 04-183 Firm's Hotline: (800) 357-8244 CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 CPSC, Simplicity Manufacturing Inc., Announce Recall to Repair Lawn Tractors and Riding Mowers WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of product: Lawn Tractors and Riding Mowers Units: 5,900Manufacturer: Simplicity Manufacturing Inc., of Port Washington, Wis.Hazard: A safety switch under the seat of these lawn tractors and riding mowers is designed to stop the mower blade turning within 5 seconds of the operator leaving the tractor seat. The recalled mowers' blades can continue to turn longer than 5 seconds after the operator leaves the seat, posing a laceration and amputation hazard.Incidents/Injuries: None reported.Description: These lawn tractors and riding mowers, designed for non- commercial use, were sold under the Simplicity, AGCO and Massey Ferguson brand names. They include Regent/500/2500 Series lawn tractors, Coronet/2400 Series riding mowers, and Lancer/4400 Series riding mowers with the following model and serial numbers: Regent/500/2500 Series: Product Series Model Number Serial Number Regent, 15-hp 1693911 09000-09439 Regent, 15-hp 1694321 09000-10015 Regent, 15-hp 1694314 00166-00334 Regent, 16-hp 1693915 09000-11368 Regent, 16-hp 1694200 09000-09120, 10000-10411 Regent, 16-hp 1694313 09000-09060, 10000-10001 Regent, 17-hp 1693918 09000-09050 515H, 15-hp 1694323 09000-09027 516H, 16-hp 1693935 09000-09034 2515H, 15-hp 1694325 09000-09011 2526H, 16-hp 1694343 09000-09025 </tr> Coronet/2400/RT Series: Product Series Model Number Serial Number Coronet, 13-hp 1694462 00001-00599 Coronet, 16-hp 1694463 00001-00346 Coronet, 13-hp 1694510 00001-00098 2413H, 13-hp 1694464 00001-00028 Lancer/4400 Series: Product Series Model Number Serial Number Lancer, 17-hp 1694292 02000-02016 4417, 17-hp 1694294 02000-02160 Sold at: Independent lawn mower dealers nationwide from June 2003 through May 2004 for between $2,000 and $3,750.Manufactured in: U.S.A.Remedy: Consumers should contact the dealership where the lawn tractor or riding mower was purchased to have a free replacement seat safety switch installed.Consumer Contact: Call Simplicity at (800) 357-8244 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday visit the firm's Web site at www.simplicitymfg.com, or write to Simplicity Manufacturing, 500 N. Spring Street, Port Washington, WI 53074. Regent Coronet Lance