Bush Hog Recalls Riding Lawn Mowers Due to Laceration Hazard



This recall involves Bush Hog Zero Turn Radius (ZTR) HDE riding lawn mowers sold in black with gray wheels and gray rollover protection structures (ROPs). HDE is printed on the left side of the unit beneath the seat. The mowers were manufactured on or before August 4, 2017. The manufacturing date is located on a plate on the right rear frame, underneath the fender. The 15-digit serial number includes the manufacture date in digits 9-11. Recalled mowers have a date code that represents the number of days since the beginning of the calendar year of 001 through 216 (January 1 through August 4). Mowers with a yellow bolt fastening the blade to the spindle have already been repaired.
Product:
Bush Hog HDE riding lawn mowersAbout 500
Retailer:
Bush Hog dealers nationwide from February 2017 to September 2017 for between $6,200 and $7,200.
Recall Date:    Nov 15, 2017
Injury:
The firm has received two reports of blade disengagement during product demonstrations. No injuries have been reported.
Mfg:
Bush Hog Inc., of Selma, Ala.
Mfg Country:
U.S.
Recall ID:    8182
Last Published:    Nov 15, 2017
Official Site:    Link

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Emert Number:    18036
Emert Status:    Announced