Recall: Husqvarna Lawn Tractors
On 2004-12-06, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Husqvarna Lawn Tractors due to a potential fire & burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in November 2003 for about $1500.00.
About 5,000 units are involved in this Electrolux lawn tractor recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 7th recall of products in the Riding Mowers & Yard Tractors category in 2004.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 40 similar recalls,
involving about 600,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
These lawn tractors can develop abrasions on the fuel tank because of the fuel line clamp's location. This can result in a fuel tank leak, which could pose a fire hazard to consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
These Husqvarna 18.5 horsepower, hydrostatic transmission, 42-inch cutting deck, lawn tractors are gasoline-powered and are designed for residential use. The recall involves models LTH18542A and LTH18542B and includes all serial numbers. The model plate with the model number information is found under the seat.
These items were sold new+ at Husqvarna dealers and distributors nationwide from November 2003 through July 2004 for about $1,500.
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 who have one of the recalled lawn tractors should contact an authorized Husqvarna service provider in your area, which will provide a free repair.
For more information or to locate a Husqvarna dealer, call Husqvarna at (800)448-7543 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.usa.husqvarna.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Husqvarna has received four reports of fuel tanks leaking. There have been no reports of fire or property damage.
+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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