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  • Briggs & Stratton 3000 PSI Surface Cleaner (Black)

  • Craftsman 3000 PSI Surface Cleaner (Gray)

  • Pack-in Craftsman 3000 PSI Surface Cleaner (Red)

  • 3000 PSI identifying marking

Sunday, April 22, 2018 11:56 am

Briggs & Stratton recalls 3000 PSI pressure washer surface cleaners

Briggs & Stratton recalls 3000 PSI pressure washer surface cleaners due the surface cleaner’s spray bar can break and detach from the central hub, causing broken pieces to strike consumers, posing an injury hazard.

This recall involves 3000 PSI Briggs & Stratton and Craftsman branded pressure washer surface cleaners. The recalled surface cleaners are black, red, or gray and have the Briggs & Stratton or Craftsman brand names printed on the top of the product. All recalled models have 3000 PSI molded into the top of the housing. Surface cleaners are designed to clean a variety of outdoor surfaces including concrete, asphalt and stone walkways. The cleaner connects to a pressure washer rated up to 3000 PSI. 

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled surface cleaners and contact Briggs & Stratton for instructions to register online for a free replacement. 

Consumers can contact Briggs & Stratton toll-free at 877-370-7505 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Firday, or online at and click on “Support” at the top of the page and then “Recalls” or for more information. 

The cleaners were sold at Briggs & Stratton dealers, Lowe’s and other department, home and hardware stores nationwide and online at from March 2010 through February 2018 for between $50 and $80.