Recall news

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Posted: Apr 04, 2012 12:10 PM

The following recall has been announced:

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GRASS AND HEDGE TRIMMERS

DETAILS: Grass and Hedge Trimmers imported by Husqvarna Professional Products Inc., of Charlotte, N.C. and manufactured by Husqvarna Machinery Manufacturing Co. Ltd., of Shanghai, China; sold at Lowe's, Sears and Husqvarna dealers and distributors nationwide from May 2011 to January 2012.

WHY: Fuel can leak from the rubber spacer holding the fuel lines in the fuel tank, posing a fire hazard.

INCIDENTS: Husqvarna has received seven reports of fuel leaking. No injuries have been reported.

HOW MANY: About 19,500 grass trimmers and 6,500 hedge trimmers.

FOR MORE: Contact Husqvarna at 877-257-6921 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. EDT, visit the firm's website at http://www.husqvarna.com, or e-mail recalls(at)husqvarna.com.