Recall date: December 29, 2010
Recall number: 11-082

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Honda snowblowers
Hazard:
The fuel tank joint and O-ring located on the underside of the fuel tank can seep or drip fuel over time, posing a fire hazard.
Remedy:
Repair
Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Honda at (888) 888-3139 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.hondapowerequipment.com

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
About 18,500
Description and Models:

This recall involves Honda snowblowers with model numbers and frame serial numbers listed below. The snowblowers are red and black. The frame serial number is located on the rear of the machine just below the engine. The name Honda and the model number are located on the side of the front scoop.

 

ModelFrame Serial Number
HS724 SZBE-1037913 through 1046577
HS928 SZAS-1151080 through 1169012
HS1132 SZBF-1018734 through 1025998
Incidents/Injuries:

Honda has received 90 reports of fuel either seeping or dripping. No fires have been reported.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled snowblowers and contact any Honda Power Equipment dealer to arrange for a free fuel tank joint and O-ring replacement. Registered owners of the recalled snowblowers will be mailed a notice.

Sold At:

Honda Power Equipment dealers nationwide from April 2005 through November 2010 for between $2,000 and $3,400.

Importer(s):

American Honda Motor Co. Inc., of Torrance, Calif.

Manufactured In:
Japan