back pack blower recall

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by mdb landscaping, Jun 26, 2001.

  1. mdb landscaping

    mdb landscaping LawnSite Silver Member
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    just was watching the news and consumer reports notified us of a back pack blower recall for the following brands:

    husqvarna
    john deere
    makita
    tilton

    they said the gas tanks can leak. ill try to get some more info on what models, but thats all i know. good thing im running stihl i guess
     
  2. mdb landscaping

    mdb landscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,205

    The recalled blowers have model number RBL500 located underneath the word "MAKITA"on a label on the back of the tool and a serial number from 96001121 through 99042924


    To Owners of Green MachineĀ® GB50 Blowers
    Model UT26113
    (GT2820001 thru GT3620021)
    (GU0070001 thru GU0420171)
     
  3. kutnkru

    kutnkru LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,662

    Thanks for the "Heads-Up" :D
     
  4. trimmer

    trimmer LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 293

    Those sound like they are kawasaki brand. I know the husquvarna is.
     
  5. ron

    ron LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 312

    Good info know to find a better brand of blower????
     

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