Outdoor Products Inc. Recalls Lawn Tractors for
The U.S. Consumer
Product Safety Commission and Husqvarna Outdoor
Products Inc. have announced a voluntary recall
of Lawn Tractors. Consumers should stop using
these products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
The fuel line on these lawn tractors
can separate from the fuel tank outlet. If this
occurs, fuel will spill out, posing a fire hazard.
Husqvarna Outdoor Products Inc.
received 886 reports of fuel lines that separated
from the fuel tank outlet and 16 reports of fires
related to this issue. There are three reports
of minor personal injury.
lawn tractors were sold under the Husqvarna, Craftsman,
Poulan Pro, Poulan, Weed Eater, Southern States
and Murray brand names. To determine if a tractor
is included in the recall, check the lawn tractors’
product, model and serial numbers, located on
a label under the seat of the tractor. Click
here for a full list of relevant numbers.
The vehicles were sold at home centers,
retailers and hardware stores from September 2005
through June 2006.
Consumers with recalled tractors
should immediately stop using the tractor and
contact one of the firms listed below to schedule
a free repair.
For more information, call Husqvarna
Outdoor Products Inc. toll-free at (866) 284-8872
or visit their Web site at www.husqvarna.com.
Consumers with Craftsman-brand tractors should
call (800) 659-5917. Consumers with Poulan Pro,
Poulan, Weed Eater, Southern States or Murray
brand tractors should call toll-free at (866)