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Grass Trimmer Recall

March 05, 2014

Hitachi Koki has determined that certain grass trimmers (brush cutters) can overheat, posing a burn and fire risk. The affected model numbers are Hitachi models: CG22EAD(SLP), CG22EAS(SLP), CG22EAB(SLP), CG24EASP(SL), CG27EASP(SL) and Tanaka models: TCG22EAS(SLP), TCG22EAD(SLP), TCG22EAB(SLP), TCG24EASP(SL), TCG27EASP(SL), TCG40EAS(LP), TCG40EAS(P).

 

The model number is located on the circular plate on the starter pull housing and on the outside of the box containing the product.

 

Consumers with potentially affected grass trimmers should stop using them immediately and call (855) 880-6638 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or email trimmers@hitachi-powertools.com for instructions on how to return your grass trimmer for a free repair.

 

This recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada.  Click here to view the CSPC website.

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