A recall has been issued for cordless electric lawn mowers made by Hongkong Sun Rise Trading. The circuit board in the lawn mower can short circuit and catch fire, posing a fire hazard to users.
This recall involves Kobalt and Greenworks brands of cordless electric walk-behind lawn mowers. The recalled lawn mowers have four wheels (two smaller ones in the front and two larger ones in the back), a 40-volt max lithium ion battery and a deck width of 20 inches. Both models have a large label on the rear bag door area with a serial number, model number and date code. The Kobalt brand mowers also have an item number on the label. “Kobalt” or “Greenworks” is printed on the side of the bag.
The firm has received 12 reported incidents with the recalled lawn mowers including 5 reports of fires.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lawn mowers, remove the battery and contact Hongkong Sun Rise Trading for a free repair.