The pressure washer nozzle can disconnect from the spray wand when under pressure during use, posing an injury hazard.
STIHL Inc. toll-free at 844-978-1291 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.stihlusa.com and click on “Information” and then “Product Recalls” and then “RE-90-wand-service-action” for more information.
This recall involves the spray wand supplied with STIHL RE 90 Pressure Washers, part number 4951-012-4504. The pressure washer is gray and orange with “STIHL RE 90” printed on the front. The recalled spray wand measures 15 inches long and attaches to the spray gun. Interchangeable nozzles connect to the spray wand.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled pressure washers and contact STIHL Inc. or an authorized STIHL servicing dealer to receive a free replacement spray wand.
STIHL Inc. has received seven reports of the nozzle detaching from the spray wand during use. No injuries have been reported.
STIHL Incorporated., of Virginia Beach, Va.
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