Recall: Ariens 13-Horsepower Sno-Throw, Model 92456.
On 2004-02-18, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Ariens 13-Horsepower Sno-Throw, Model 92456. due to a potential laceration hazard. This product sold new beginning in October 2003 for about $2500.00 to $2800.00.
About 600 units are involved in this Ariens sno-throw recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Snow Blowers & Throwers category in 2004.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 800,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
This item was recalled due to a laceration hazard. More information may be available on the recall announcement.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The blade may not stop when the blade brake control is applied, resulting in continued blade movement. The potential for injury exists if consumers make contact with the rotary blade.
These items were sold new+ at Home Depot stores from October 7, 2003 to October 24, 2003 for between $2,500 and $2,800. Some units were sold elsewhere but Ariens already has notified those consumers.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should stop using these snow throwers immediately and return them to a local Ariens dealer for a free inspection and, if needed, repair. To access the serial numbers for the units affected, check the Ariens Web site: www.ariens.com/safety_recall.
For more information, call Ariens toll-free at (888) 927-4367 between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday. Visit the Ariens Web site: www.ariens.com/safety_recall
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Ariens Co. has not received any reports of injuries.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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