Shivvers Recalls Country Clipper Lawn Mowers Due to Fire Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. 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: Riding lawn mowers
Hazard: The gas cap threads do not align with threads of the fuel tanks opening, which can allow fuel to leak, posing a fire hazard.
Consumer Contact: Country Clipper at 800-344-8237 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.countryclipper.com and click on "Recall" on the left side of the page for more information.
Units: About 450
Description: This recall involves Edge, Edge XLT and Wrangler lawn mowers. The red riding lawn mowers have a gray seat with a foam cushion, black arm rests and either black or gray joystick or twin lever steering. "Country Clipper" and the model name appear in black letters on the front under the seat and on the sides of the lawn mower. Recalled Country Clipper model numbers are as follows. The model number is located on a silver metal plate on the mower's side rail.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the lawn mowers and contact a Country Clipper Dealer to schedule a free repair. Shivvers is contacting owners of the recalled lawn mowers directly.
Sold at: Country Clipper lawn mower dealerships nationwide from June 2015 to September 2015 for between $4,000 and $6,600.
Importer: Shivvers Manufacturing Inc., of Corydon, Iowa
Manufactured in: United States