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STIHL Recalls Chain Saws Due to Fire and Burn Hazards


This recall involves STIHL MS 461 gas-powered chain saws, and the MS 461 R chain saw with a wrap handle. The model number is on the model plate, located on the starter cover. The chain saws are gray and orange with “STIHL” on the engine cover. Recalled chain saws have a serial number between 173092800 and 181993952, under the front hand guard on the engine housing’s sprocket side.
Product:
STIHL gas-powered chain sawsAbout 100,000
Retailer:
Authorized STIHL dealers nationwide from July 2012 through December 2016 for about $1,000.
Recall Date:    Feb 23, 2017
Injury:
STIHL Inc. has received 117 reports of pinched or leaking fuel lines. No fires, property damage or injuries have been reported.
Mfg:
ANDREAS STIHL AG & Co. KG
Mfg Country:
Germany
Importer:
STIHL Inc., of Virginia Beach, Va.
Recall ID:    7985
Last Published:    Feb 23, 2017
Official Site:    Link

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RecallMe Number:    17095
RecallMe Status:    Announced