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All Power America Recalls Snow Throwers

  • All-Power Single Stage Snow Thrower SB044P
Name of Product:
Single Stage Snow Thrower
Hazard:

Exposure to Chinese gasoline for extended periods of time while testing the product overseas caused the carburetor needle to become corroded and allow fuel to leak, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
July 02, 2014
Units:
About 10,000
Consumer Contact

All Power America toll-free at (888) 896-6881 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at http://www.allpoweramerica.com/ and click on Safety Recall for more recall information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves All Power brand single stage snow throwers. The snow throwers are black and yellow and have a red cap on the gas tank. They have a 20 inch wide snow clearing width and an 87cc, 4 cycle engine. The model number of the recalled snow throwers is SB044P which is printed on a yellow and black sticker located on the top of the unit with the phrase ?20 Inch Clearing Width.?

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using their snow thrower and contact All-Power to obtain a free repair.

Incidents/Injuries:

The company has received 58 reports of carburetor leaks. No fires or injuries have been reported.

Sold At:
Menards Stores and independent hardware retailers from September 2012 through December 2013 for about $200.
Importer:

Steele Products, a subsidiary of Jaing Dong North America (JDNA).

Importer

Steele Products, a subsidiary of Jaing Dong North America (JDNA).

Distributor

Suzhou Murray Machinery Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Jiangsu, China.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
14-222
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