Reports of Melted Ignitions Spark Recall of Country Clipper Riding Mowers

Reports of Melted Ignitions Spark Recall of Country Clipper Riding Mowers
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September 26, 2014

Shivvers issued a recall for one of its riding lawn mowers after reports of melted ignition modules.

The ignition module on the Country Clipper Riding Lawn Mower can fail to ground, causing it to overheat and melt. The company received four similar incident reports, but no injuries were sustained.

About 1,900 mowers in the U.S. and Canada are part of the recall.

Owners are advised to stop using the recalled lawn mowers and contact a Country Clipper dealer to schedule a free repair.

The affected models include model year 2012, 2013 and 2014Country Clipper riding lawn mowers. The recalled mowers are equipped with 27-horsepower Kohler Command CV740 or Kohler Courage SV740 twin cylinder engines. They are steered by either a joystick or two steering arms and include the model names Challenger, Charger, Edge, Jazee, Jazee Pro and Jazee Pro DLX. A full list of the recalled models can be found on the Consumer Product Safety Commission website.

The mowers were old at Country Clipper dealers nationwide from October 2011 to May 2014 for between $5,300 and $9,500.

Country Clipper can be contacted by phone at (800) 344-8237.