Thus, a lawnmower that is being misused, i.e., used for a purpose that is unintended and unforeseeable, is not defective. ... The defense of misuse was established where the owner of a riding lawn- mower permitted the mower to be operated by a ... Wenzell v MTD Products Inc 32 111 App3d 279, 336 NE2d 125 ( 1975). ... where plaintiff testified that he started mower in fourth or fifth gear, despite his awareness of manufacturera#39;s instructions that mower should be started in first gear].
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