Incorrect wiring in the ignition module on the recalled grass trimmers can cause an electrical spark or arcing, posing a fire hazard if gas is on or near the unit.
About 403,000 (In addition, about 17,230 were sold in Canada)
Husqvarna toll-free at 877-257-6921 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, email at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.husqvarna.com/us/recall or https://www.husqvarna.com/us/support/ and click on “Important Grass Trimmer Recall” located on the side of the homepage near the bottom for more information.
This recall involves gas-powered Husqvarna Grass Trimmers with model numbers 330LK, 130C and 130L. The trimmers are orange and gray. "Husqvarna" and the model are printed on the motor housing. The SKU number is printed on the serial number tag on the bottom side of the motor housing. SKU numbers included in this recall are as follows:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled grass trimmers and contact an authorized Husqvarna dealer to receive a free repair. The dealer locator is available at https://locations.husqvarna.com/us/.
The firm has received 12 reports of the recalled grass trimmers catching on fire, electrical spark or arcing, including two reports of property damage and one report of a consumer who suffered burns on their leg and arm when they attempted to extinguish a fire.
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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product-related 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 injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.
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