Recall date: November 16, 2010
Recall number: 11-040

Recall Summary

"A rubber grommet that is part of the engine's fuel tank can crack and leak fuel, posing a fire hazard."

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

"About 6,150"

The recalled mini tillers have Honda GX25 mini four-stroke engines and their engine serial numbers can be found on the engine near the fuel tank cap. Both brands come in red and black.

Honda Mini Tiller: Model number FG110 with serial numbers GCALT 1696948 to 1700567.
Mantis Mini Tiller: Model numbers 7262 and 7270 with serial numbers GCART-1165215 to 1171495.


None reported.


Consumers should immediately stop using any mini tiller with engines in the affected serial number ranges and contact any Honda Power Equipment dealer or Honda Engine dealer (Mantis owners only) to arrange to have the fuel tank assembly replaced free of charge. Registered owners of the recalled mini tillers will be sent a notice by mail.

Sold At:

Honda Power Equipment Dealers, The Home Depot, outdoor power equipment dealers, rental dealers, retailers, mail order and catalog houses nationwide from March 2010 through September 2010 for about $400.

American Honda Motor Co., of Torrance, Calif.
Manufactured In:
The engines were made in Thailand and assembled in the United States using domestic and globally sourced products.