Craftsman, Troy-Bilt riding lawn mowers recalled because they can keep going when brake is pressed

Customers can get free inspection, repair

Craftsman and Troy-Bilt riding lawn mowers are being recalled because they can fail to come to a complete stop and continue to move at about one mile per hour when the clutch/brake pedal is fully depressed. (Consumer Product Safety Commission)

Craftsman and Troy-Bilt riding lawn mowers are being recalled because they can fail to come to a complete stop and continue to move at about one mile per hour when the clutch/brake pedal is fully depressed.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission said they pose a low-speed crash hazard. Around 6,200 units have been recalled. Officials said consumers should stop using the recalled lawn mowers and contact Craftsman or Troy-Bilt for a free inspection and repair. Pickup and delivery of the lawn mower will be arranged if necessary at no cost to the consumer.


  • Have a Craftsman lawn mower? Call 866-864-2949 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET on Saturdays, or online by clicking here.
  • Have a Troy-Bilt lawn mower? Call 888-848-6038 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays, or online by clicking here.

The recall involves Craftsman 30″ mini and Troy-Bilt TB30 riding lawn mowers. The lawn mowers are red and black. Troy-Bilt or Craftsman are printed on the front column.

Recalled lawn mowers are not marked with a green X. They were manufactured from July 20, 2021 through December 17, 2022. They have serial numbers 1G20MB20001 through 1L17MB20228.

No injuries have been reported. The lawn mowers were sold at Home Depot and Lowes nationwide for about $1,600. Click here to learn more about this particular recall.

BrandModelSKU
Troy-Bilt13B726JD0231004822873
13AC26JD0231006771776
13AC26JD066
Craftsman13BC26JD093CMXGRAM1130035
13AC26JD093

Want to learn more about recalls? Click here for complete coverage.



About the Author:

Kayla is a Web Producer for ClickOnDetroit. Before she joined the team in 2018 she worked at WILX in Lansing as a digital producer.