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NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
|Office of Information and Public Affairs
||Washington, DC 20207
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 16, 2001
|Recall Hotline: (866) 284-8872 |
Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: Yolanda Fultz-Morris,
CPSC, WCI Outdoor Products Inc. Announce Recall of Lawn
WASHINGTON, D.C.- In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product
Safety Commission (CPSC), WCI Outdoor Products, of Cleveland, Ohio, is
voluntarily recalling about 35,000 lawn tractors to replace their 2-gallon fuel
tanks. The tank in the lawn tractor can crack and leak fuel, posing a fire
WCI has received 76 reports of the fuel tanks on these lawn
tractors cracking. No injuries have been reported.
The recall involves
lawn tractors sold under the brand names Poulan Pro, WEED EATER, Husqvarna and
Jonsered. They have the manufacture ID number and serial date codes listed
below, located under the tractor seat on the fender.
MFG. ID Number
Service Repair Center
| Poulan Pro
| WEED EATER
Department, home and hardware
stores, including authorized dealerships of the brand names listed, sold the
recalled tractors from November 2000 through September 2001 for between $1,000
Consumers should stop using these lawn tractors immediately
and contact the appropriate service center listed above for a free repair. For
more information, call WCI Outdoor Products Inc toll-free at (866) 284-8872
between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.