DR Power Equipment Recalls Tow-Behind Field & Brush Mowers Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

Name of Product: Tow-Behind Field & Brush Mowers

Hazard: The exhaust pipe can break and cause damage to the unit due to excessive heat, especially in the presence of dry cuttings or spilled fuel, posing fire and burn hazards.

Remedy: Refund

Recall Date: November 09, 2023

Units: About 2,930 (In addition, 102 were sold in Canada)

Consumer Contact: DR Power Equipment at 800-854-1565 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

Description: This recall involves DR Power Equipment and Generac brand tow-behind field and brush mowers.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mowers and contact DR Power Equipment for a prorated refund or credit toward a new DR Power product. The prorated refund or credit will be determined based on the age of the unit. DR Power is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 14 reports of fires causing damage to the mowers.

Sold At: Authorized DR Power Equipment dealers nationwide and online at drpower.com and Generac.com from November 2015 through April 2021 for between $3,400 and $4,000.

Manufacturer: DR Power Equipment, of South Burlington, Vermont, a subsidiary of Generac Power Systems Inc., of Waukesha, Wisconsin (through January 2018) and Generac Power Systems, Inc., of Waukesha, Wisconsin (after January 2018).

Manufactured In: United States