Runaway lawn mower recalled

By Keri Algar

SYDNEY, NSW: Hasqvarna has issued a national recall on Lawn Tractors after it discovered a possible loss of braking ability could affect three different models fitted with a certain transmission.

Husqvarna Lawn Tractors fitted with K46CR Tuff Torq transmissions on models LTH2142D, YTH2242TDF and YTH2648TDF were sold nationally from 1 May 2010.

A recall notice by Husqvarna revealed that these models “may experience an intermittent drive failure, which may cause a loss of braking ability".

According to the recall, consumers can check whether their Lawn Tractor could be affected by locating the serial number under the seat. Affected serial numbers start with 050110A00001 to 123110A99999.

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