November 16, 2001
WCI Outdoor Products Inc. Recalls Lawn Tractors
- WCI Outdoor Products
has recalled 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 hazard.
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
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 and $2,000.
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.