Our customers are very important to us, and we believe it is in your Best interest to keep you informed of the latest product safety and recall information.
We’d like to inform you that STIHL Inc., along with the Consumer Product Safety Commission, has issued a voluntary recall of its gas powered yard products. The report states that, “The level of ethanol and other fuel additives can distort the toolless fuel cap, allowing fuel to spill, posing a fire and burn hazard.” Though over 80 complaints of product malfunction have been filed, there are no reports of injuries.
This recall involves over 2 million units sold from 2002 through 2011. The recall includes blower/backpacks, extended reach hedge trimmers, pole pruners, edgers, trimmers/brushcutters, clearing saws, Kombi engines.
To read the report from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, complete with detailed product descriptions and serial numbers, please click the following link.