Recall: County Line Log Splitters
On 2018-11-13, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding County Line Log Splitters due to a potential Injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2018 for about $2000.
About 1,000 units are involved in this YTL International log splitter recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 5th recall of products in the Saws, Splitters & Hatchets category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 50 similar recalls,
involving about 5 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The log splitter's welding on the tongue box assembly can crack and cause the log splitter tank to disconnect from the rest of unit, posing an injury hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves model year 2018 County Line brand 40 ton hydraulic log splitters with model number YTL-016-93. The log splitters are black and gray with Country Line printed on the hydraulic cylinder. Units with serial numbers ranging from SP20LSP400118060001 through SP20LSP400118060728 and SP20LSP400118080001 through SP20LSP400118080728 are included in this recall. The model and serial numbers can be found on a label located on the beam of each log splitter.
These items were sold new+ at Tractor Supply Company stores nationwide from August 2018 through October 2018 for about $2,000.
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 immediately stop using the recalled log splitters and contact YTL International for a free replacement tongue box assembly. YTL is contacting all known purchasers directly.
YTL International toll-free at 888-723-6534 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, email at Parts@ytlinternational.com or online at www.ytlinternational.com and click on Recall for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
YTL International has received three reports of the tongue box assembly's welding cracking. No injuries have been reported.
+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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