Greenworks & Kobalt Lawn Mower Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Washington: Hongkong Sun Rise Trading recalls an estimated 28,000 Cordless Electric Lawn Mowers due to suspected electric short circuit and consequential risks of fire, burns and property damage, all serious health and safety hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/LLMD30dmPy3

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Cordless-Electric-Lawn-Mowers-Recalled

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain Kobalt and Greenworks brands of Cordless Electric Walk-Behind Lawn Mowers.

  • Greenworks G-MAX Cordless Electric Lawn Mowers, 40-volt twin-force cordless, push/walk-behind lawn mowers that come in green and black color schemes, a model designation of 25302, an unlisted item number and production dates ranging from 04/10/14 to 07/17/15
  • Kobalt Cordless Electric Lawn Mowers, 40-volt cordless, dual-blade push/walk-behind lawn mowers that come in blue and black color schemes, a model designation of KM2040X-06, an item number of 506586 and production dates ranging from 04/14/14 to 05/14/15

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional brands and/or designs and/or variations / images of the recalled products are pictured on the Web site above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the circuit board in the recalled Lawn Mowers can short circuit and catch fire, posing a fire hazard to users. At press time, the firm has received twelve (12) reports of incidents with the recalled Lawn Mowers including five (5) reports of fires. No injuries have been reported.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Lawn Mowers, please do not use them. Instead, kindly remove the battery from the unit and contact Hongkong Sun Rise Trading for a free repair.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Hongkong Sun Rise Trading toll-free at 1-888-266-7096 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.greenworkstools.com and click on the “Important Safety Notice” link at the bottom of the page for more information.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to suspected faulty Lawn Mowers, their components or accessories, please search for “lawn mower” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Fire hazards, please search for “fire” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 17-168
Recalls Direct RIN: 8907-2017
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