Briggs & Stratton Australia Pty Ltd — Pressure Washer Surface Cleaner

Briggs & Stratton pressure washer surface cleaner
3000PSI markings on housing

Identifying features

Model Number 6178

What are the defects?

The surface cleaner’s spray bar can break and detach from the central hub, causing the spray bar/nozzle assembly to strike and/or break the unit’s plastic housing.

What are the hazards?

The spray bar/nozzle assembly and/or pieces of the broken plastic housing can strike consumers, posing an injury hazard.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the affected product immediately and contact a local dealer or Briggs & Stratton for a free replacement.

For further information, contact Briggs & Stratton Australia Pty Ltd by phoning 1800 356 632 (Monday to Friday 8.30am -5pm AEST) or visit

Traders who sold this product

Hardware, mower and equipment suppliers (see attached list of suppliers)

List of traders who sold this product
Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 1 June 2012 - 31 March 2016

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
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