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Honda Recalls Mini Tillers Due to Risk of Injury (Recall Alert)

  • Honda FG110K1AT Mini-Tiller
Name of Product:
Mini Tillers
Hazard:
The throttle cable can be pinched during packaging, causing the tiller tines to rotate unexpectedly when the lever is not engaged, posing a risk of serious injury to consumers.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
May 25, 2016
Units:
About 219,000 (in addition, about 7,000 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact
American Honda toll-free at 888-888-3139 from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.powerequipment.honda.com and click on "Recalls and Updates" under "Service and Support" at the bottom of the home page for more information.

Recall Details

Description:
This recall involves Honda FG110K1AT Mini Tillers. The mini tillers have gasoline engines that power rotating tines to dig into the ground and cultivate the soil. The mini tillers are red and black with “HONDA” printed on the front tine guard and are about 14 inches wide by 39 inches tall. The serial number range included in this recall is from FAAA-1200001 through 1540521. The serial number is printed on the top side cover of the tillers.
Remedy:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mini tillers and contact their local authorized Honda dealer to schedule an appointment to have the throttle cable inspected for damage and repaired free of charge.
Incidents/Injuries:
Honda has received 30 reports of throttle cable damage. No injuries have been reported.
Sold At

Honda Power Equipment dealers and Home Depot stores nationwide and online at www.homedepot.com from December 2007 through March 2016 for between $350 and $380. 

Manufacturer(s):
"American Honda Motor Company, Inc., of Torrance, Calif."
Manufactured In:
U.S.
Importer(s):
American Honda Motor Company, Inc., of Torrance, Calif.
Distributor(s):
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American Honda Motor Company, Inc., of Torrance, Calif.

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Recall number:
16-746
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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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