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Lawn Mowers Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

Brittany Nicole Hill4 years ago

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has recalled Hustler and BigDog Lawn Mowers manufactured by Excel Industries Inc. due to a possible fire hazard.

About Hustler and BigDog Lawn Mowers Recall

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the fuel tank vent valve fitting can fail to seal and cause a fuel leak, posing a fire hazard. The lawn mowers were manufactured by Excel Industries and about 18,000 units were produced.

Reported Incidents

  • 152 incidents of vent valve fittings failing.
  • No reported injuries or property damage.
Description of Recalled Lawn Mowers
  • Lawn mowers were sold in Red (BigDog) and yellow (Hustler).
  • Large mowing decks ranging from 36 to 72 inches.
  • Model name and serial numbers can be found on the left side of the frame,  in the front of the fender.
  • For a complete list of models, types and serial numbers included in this recall, visit
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