Briggs & Stratton Recalls Surface Cleaners Due to Injury Hazard

This recall involves 3000 PSI Briggs & Stratton and Craftsman branded pressure washer surface cleaners. The recalled surface cleaners are black, red, or gray and have the Briggs & Stratton or Craftsman brand names printed on the top of the product. All recalled models have 3000 PSI molded into the top of the housing. Surface cleaners are designed to clean a variety of outdoor surfaces including concrete, asphalt and stone walkways. The cleaner connects to a pressure washer rated up to 3000 PSI.
3000 PSI pressure washer surface cleanersAbout 201,000 (In addition, about 5,400 in Canada)
Briggs & Stratton dealers, Lowe’s and other department, home and hardware stores nationwide and online at from March 2010 through February 2018 for between $50 and $80.
Briggs & Stratton Corporation, of Wauwatosa, Wisc.
Recall Date:    Apr 20, 2018
Briggs & Stratton has received five reports of the surface cleaners spray bar detaching from the central hub, including one report of the spray bar striking an operator, resulting in a cut on the knee which required sutures to close.
Ningbo Tecomec Manufacturing Co., Ltd, of China
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Briggs & Stratton Corporation, of Wauwatosa, Wisc.
Recall ID:    8311
Last Published:    Apr 20, 2018
Official Site:    Link


Emert Number:    18145
Emert Status:    Announced