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Important Recall And Safety Notice

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by CutInEdge Lawn Care, Jun 1, 2006.

  1. CutInEdge Lawn Care

    CutInEdge Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 677

    STIHL BR 500 and BR 550 Backpack Blowers
    In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, STIHL Incorporated is recalling the STIHL BR 500 and BR 550 backpack blowers. If you own one of these units with a serial number within the range given below, PLEASE DISCONTINUE USING THE UNIT IMMEDIATELY. In some units the fan wheel could become damaged, which could result in pieces of the fan wheel penetrating the blower housing. Portions of the fan wheel could in certain circumstances be propelled out of the blower housing and/or tube, potentially resulting in injury to the user or bystanders.

    THE AFFECTED PRODUCTS FALL WITHIN THE SERIAL NUMBER RANGE OF 264264925-264740832.

    Consumers may call STIHL for more information at 1-800-610-6677
     

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