Name of product:
Ariens and Sno-Tek Snow Throwers, Ariens and Gravely All-Season Power Brushes

A drive pulley can crack while in use and cause the auger/impeller or brush to continue to rotate after the clutch lever is disengaged. This poses amputation and laceration hazards to consumers.

Recall date:
April 24, 2014
About 5,700
Consumer Contact:

Ariens Company toll-free at (877) 740-7060 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at click on "Recall Information" for more information.

Recall Details


This recall involves Ariens and Sno-Tek brand snow throwers and Ariens and Gravely brand power brushes. Ariens Compact and Compack Track Snow-Thro snow throwers included in the recall are orange and 22- to 24-inches wide. Sno-Tek model snow throwers included in the recall are black and 20- to 28-inches wide. Power brushes included in the recall are Ariens and Gravely model PB-28 All Season Brush and Ariens 28-inch brush CE. The Ariens power brush was sold in orange and the Gravely in red. The snow throwers and power brushes have the Ariens, Sno-Tek or Gravely brand name printed on the product. For all recalled units, model and serial numbers are printed on a white label affixed to the lower rear of the product, near the wheel. Model and serial numbers included in the recall are:


Ariens Compact and Compact Track Sno-Thro 

Models                        Serial Number Range

920013                        124912 - 125271

920014                        142966 - 143728

920021                        003089 - 006233

920022                        000531 - 000712


Ariens Sno-Tek

Models                        Serial Number Range

939401                        090112 - 090623

920402                        143967 - 146057

920403                        126501 - 127351


Ariens PB-28 All Season Brush and Ariens 28 CE Brush

Models                        Serial Number Range

921025                        040600 - 040660

921313                        040163 - 040174


Gravely PB-28 All Season Brush

Models                        Serial Number Range

921026                        040061 - 040079


Units with a black check mark on the model/serial number label are not included in the recall.


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled snow throwers and brushes and contact Ariens Company for a free repair. Consumers should remember to never put their hands into the discharge chute.


None reported.

Sold At:

Home Depot stores and other authorized Ariens dealers nationwide from January 2014 to February 2014 for between $500 and $2,200.

Manufactured In:
United States
Recall number: