Husqvarna recalls 403,000 grass trimmers due to fire hazard
Husqvarna has announced the recall of 403,000 gas-powered grass trimmers sold by its dealers, Lowes, Tractor Supply, and other home and garden stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com.
According to the U.S. 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.
There have been 12 reports of the recalled grass trimmers catching on fire, electrical spark, or arcing, including two reports of property damage and one report of one person burned on their leg and arm when they attempted to extinguish a fire.
The recalled trimmers were sold from October 2021 through November 2023 for between $250 and $300.
The 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:
People 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/.