graphic
Personal Finance
Ariens recalls snowblowers
January 28, 2000: 4:13 p.m. ET

Ariens and Lesco models reportedly have defective fuel line connections
graphic
graphic graphic
graphic
NEW YORK (CNNfn) - Ariens Co., has announced a recall of  about 27,000 Ariens and Lesco model snowblowers.
    Ariens Co. received 30 reports of fuel leaking from the fuel line connection on the models. No injuries have been reported, but the defect poses a fire hazard.
    The recall includes SS322 and SS522 Ariens snowblowers manufactured in 1997 and 1999, with the following model and serial numbers located on the lower handlebar of the unit: 938010 - Serial Number 000101-002251, 938011 - Serial Number 000101-002295, 938012 - Serial Number 000101-002096, 938015 - Serial Number 000101-001567, and 938016 - Serial Number 000101-018587.
    These Ariens snowblowers are orange and have "ARIENS" and "SS322" or "SS522" written on top of the engine cover.
    
graphic

    
Image source: Ariens Single stage snowblower - SS522

    The recall also includes Lesco model LSS522 snowblowers with serial numbers 063699000001 through 063699000402. The Lesco snowblowers are green with a "Commercialpulse" label on the engine cover. The model number and serial numbers are on the lower handlebar of the unit.
    Ariens and Lesco retail outlets, hardware stores and home centers, including Home Depot, sold these snowblowers nationwide from July 1997 through January 2000. Retail cost ranged between $450 and $560.
    Consumers should stop using these snowblowers immediately, and return the unit to a local dealer for a free repair. For more information, call Ariens toll-free at (888) 927-4367 between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday. Back to top
    --from staff and wire reports

  RELATED STORIES

Burger King recalls toys - Dec. 28, 1999

Gap recalls kids' pajamas - Dec. 09, 1999

  RELATED SITES

Ariens homepage


Note: Pages will open in a new browser window
External sites are not endorsed by CNNmoney




graphic

Market indexes are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All times are ET. Disclaimer LIBOR Warning: Neither BBA Enterprises Limited, nor the BBA LIBOR Contributor Banks, nor Reuters, can be held liable for any irregularity or inaccuracy of BBA LIBOR. Disclaimer. Morningstar: © 2014 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Disclaimer The Dow Jones IndexesSM are proprietary to and distributed by Dow Jones & Company, Inc. and have been licensed for use. All content of the Dow Jones IndexesSM © 2014 is proprietary to Dow Jones & Company, Inc. Chicago Mercantile Association. The market data is the property of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. and its licensors. All rights reserved. FactSet Research Systems Inc. 2014. All rights reserved. Most stock quote data provided by BATS.
Market indexes are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All times are ET. Disclaimer LIBOR Warning: Neither BBA Enterprises Limited, nor the BBA LIBOR Contributor Banks, nor Reuters, can be held liable for any irregularity or inaccuracy of BBA LIBOR. Disclaimer. Morningstar: © 2014 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Disclaimer The Dow Jones IndexesSM are proprietary to and distributed by Dow Jones & Company, Inc. and have been licensed for use. All content of the Dow Jones IndexesSM © 2014 is proprietary to Dow Jones & Company, Inc. Chicago Mercantile Association. The market data is the property of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. and its licensors. All rights reserved. FactSet Research Systems Inc. 2014. All rights reserved. Most stock quote data provided by BATS.