Sno-Tek Snow Blowers Recalled by Liquid Combustion Technology Due to Laceration Hazard

The snow blower's engine is missing a safety shield above the side mounted electric starter.

Recall date: February 17, 2011
Recall number: 11-137
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  • Recalled snow blower

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    Recalled snow blower

  • Recalled snow blower handlebar plate

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    Recalled snow blower handlebar plate

  • Recalled Ariens snow blowers model # 920402 and 920403

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    Recalled Ariens snow blowers model # 920402 and 920403

  • Recalled snow blower StormForce engine

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    Recalled snow blower StormForce engine

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Sno-Tek snow blowers

Hazard:

The snow blower's engine is missing a safety shield above the side mounted electric starter, posing a laceration hazard to consumer's fingers.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact LCT at (800) 552-8094 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.LCTUSA.com

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Recall Details

In conjunction with

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Units

About 1,500 in the U.S. and 300 in Canada

Description

The recalled snow blowers have a LCT StormForce engine with "Sno-Tek" printed across a metal handlebar plate. Snow blowers with model numbers 920402 and 920403 and UPC codes 5105803094 and 5105803095 are included in this recall. Only snow blowers with engine model number PW1HK18650781DE-ABGOQUVE1M with serial numbers ranging from 1065H04008325A through 1065H04012104A are affected by this recall. The product model number and UPC codes are printed on a label attached to the outside of the gear box near the left wheel.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported.

Remedy

Consumers should stop using these snow blowers and contact LCT for a free repair kit and installation instructions or return them to an authorized LCT service center location for a free repair. LCT's Service Network toll free number is (800) 558-5402

Sold at

Home Depot and Ariens authorized dealers nationwide and HD.com in Canada from August 2010 through September 2010 for between about $700 and $800.

Manufacturer(s)

Ariens, of Brillion, Wis.

Importer(s)

Liquid Combustion Technology, LLC (LCT), of Travelers Rest, S.C.

Manufactured in

Snow blower in United States, engine in China

  • Recalled snow blower

  • Recalled snow blower handlebar plate

  • Recalled Ariens snow blowers model # 920402 and 920403

  • Recalled snow blower StormForce engine