Poulan Pro Generators Recalled By Husqvarna Professional Products Due To Fire Hazard
U.S. – WASHINGTON, D.C.
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Husqvarna Professional Products Inc., of Charlotte, N.C.
Name of Product:
Poulan Pro Generators
Type/Number of Model:
PP4300, PP6600, PP6600E, PP7600E
This recall involves gas-powered Poulan Pro Generators designed for residential use. Models included in the recall are: PP4300, PP6600, PP6600E and PP7600E, all serial numbers. The generator’s model number can be found on the front of the fuel tank on the Serial Number Plate. The generators are black and marigold color, measure 21.5″ H x 26.6″ L x 21.3″ range from 4.4 to 7.6 KW with two handles and two wheels.
The carburetor can fail allowing gasoline to leak, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
The firm has received four reports of fuel leakage. No injuries have been reported.
Poulan Pro and Husqvarna authorized dealers nationwide from July 2010 through September 2010 for between $600 and $1,000.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled generators and contact Husqvarna to arrange a free repair.
For more information or to schedule a free repair, contact Husqvarna toll-free at (877) 257-6921 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. Consumers can also visit the firm’s website.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell CPSC about it by visiting https://www.saferproducts.gov/CPSRMSPublic/Incidents/ReportIncident.aspx.
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