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Kobalt KM2040X-06 battery operated mower.
Yard & Garden
Lawn Mowers, Leaf Blowers and Lawn Vacuums
Rotary Power Lawn Mowers (1448)
Hongkong Sunrise Trading Limited    
Kobalt
Kobalt KM2040X-06
KBV0320127
2/1/2016  
02/16 
Lowes
Unspecified
5/1/2016
I had just started mowing my lawn with freshly charged batteries in a Kobalt KM2040X-06 mower when the mower sounded like one of the motors was winding down. This was quickly followed by smoke emanating from under the mower's deck. I let go of the dead man and lifted the mower onto its side and confirmed smoke was coming from the right motor. After the mower was powered off the smoke dissipated after about 30 seconds. The blade and motor felt bound up. The mower is now not operational and shuts off immediately after starting. The mower I have is not part of the existing recall notice from May 26 but I feel that a fire could have resulted had the mower not been promptly shut off. The serial # is KBV0320127 with a date of 02/01/16.
6/5/2017
Home/Apartment/Condominium 
Incident, No Injury
Self
Male
47 years
Yes
No
No
Will attempt a warranty claim.
No
Yes

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