Briggs & Stratton has recalled Simplicity riding mowers and garden tractors after discovering the chute deflector can fail to prevent projectiles from being expelled, which poses an injury risk.
This recall involves orange Simplicity brand zero turn riding mowers, mower deck attachments and garden tractors. Mower deck sizes range from 44 to 54 inches. Approximately 2,800 units are affected. All were manufactured in the United States and sold at Briggs & Stratton dealers from August 2014 through May 2015 for between $3,000 and $16,000.
No injuries or incidents have been reported at time of publish. Users are asked to stop using the recalled machines and contact a Briggs & Stratton dealer to schedule a free repair.