Husqvarna is recalling about 403,000 gas-powered Grass Trimmers due to a fire hazard.
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, incorrect wiring in the ignition module on the recalled grass trimmers can cause an electrical spark or arcing, posing a fire hazard if gas is on or near the unit.
This recall involves gas-powered Husqvarna Grass Trimmers with model numbers 330LK, 130C and 130L. The trimmers are orange and gray. “Husqvarna” and the model are printed on the motor housing. The SKU number is printed on the serial number tag on the bottom side of the motor housing.
SKU numbers included in this recall are as follows:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled grass trimmers and contact an authorized Husqvarna dealer to receive a free repair. The dealer locator is available at https://locations.husqvarna.com/us/.
The firm has received 12 reports of the recalled grass trimmers catching on fire, electrical spark or arcing, including two reports of property damage and one report of a consumer who suffered burns on their leg and arm when they attempted to extinguish a fire.
The grass trimmers were sold at Husqvarna dealers, Lowes, Tractor Supply, and other home and gardens stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com from October 2021 through November 2023 for between $250 and $300.
Consumers can contact Husqvarna toll-free at 877-257-6921 from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, email at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.husqvarna.com/us/recall or www.husqvarna.com/us/support/ and click on “Important Grass Trimmer Recall” located on the side of the homepage near the bottom for more information.