Husqvarna Recalls Lawn and Garden Tillers Due to Risk of Bodily Injury, Laceration

The tiller’s transmission shift rod and clip can come into contact with the control cable during shifting and cause the tiller to unintentionally move forward or backward, posing a risk of bodily injury and/or laceration.

Recall date: July 23, 2015
Recall number: 15-195
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    Ariens Tiller

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    Jonsered Tiller

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    Poulan Pro Tiller

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    Label on tiller with brand name, model number and serial number

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Lawn and garden tillers

Hazard:

The tiller’s transmission shift rod and clip can come into contact with the control cable during shifting and cause the tiller to unintentionally move forward or backward, posing a risk of bodily injury and/or laceration.

Consumer Contact:

Husqvarna toll free at (877) 257-6921 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email recalls@husqvarna.com or online at www.husqvarna.com and click on “Latest Press” for more information.

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Recall Details

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Units

About 24,000

Description

This recall involves Ariens®, Husqvarna®, Jonsered® and Poulan Pro® brand rear tine tillers used for plowing, cultivation and ridging gardens and lawns. The tillers have an engine to power the wheels and the rear tines, an operator handle with forward and reverse transmission and tilling widths ranging from 17 to 19 inches. “Sold at” section. The brand name is printed on the side of the tiller.  They were sold in red, orange and yellow/black colors. The following model and serial numbers are included in the recall.

 

Brand Name
Model Number Serial Number Range
 Ariens  A600DRT
Husqvarna CRT900, CRT900L, DRT900, DRT900E, DRT900H

101514MXXXXX

through

053115MXXXXX

 Jonsered
J208C14, J208D14
Poulan Pro
PRRT900
Incidents/Injuries

No incidents or injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled tillers and return it to the nearest Husqvarna dealer for a free repair.

Sold at

Hardware stores, home centers and independent outdoor power equipment dealers from October 2014 through May 2015 for between $600 and $850.

Manufacturer(s)

Husqvarna Consumer Outdoor Products N.A. Inc., of Charlotte, N.C.

Manufactured in

United States

  • Ariens Tiller

  • Husqvarna Tiller

  • Jonsered Tiller

  • Poulan Pro Tiller

  • Label on tiller with brand name, model number and serial number