Husqvarna recalls residential snow blowers

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The snow blowers can unexpectedly go into drive mode and collide with a consumer

Husqvarna Professional Products of Charlotte, N.C., is recalling about 7,100 Residential 300 Series Snow Blowers sold in the U.S. and Canada.

The snow blowers can unexpectedly go into drive mode and collide with a consumer, posing an injury hazard.

The firm has received 22 reports where the auger pulley bolt loosened and the drive unexpectedly became engaged. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves Husqvarna-branded gas-powered residential 300 Series Snow Blowers, model numbers ST 324, ST 327 and ST 330.

The snow blowers are orange and black with the Husqvarna logo painted on the front plastic cover. 

The product is about 46 inches tall, 54 inches deep and 24 to 30 inches wide, depending on the model.

A list of the model, product and serial numbers included in this recall may be found here.

The model, product and serial numbers are located on the right side of the unit behind the tire.

The snow blowers, manufactured in the U.S., were sold at authorized Husqvarna dealers and various hardware stores nationwide and online at www.husqvarna.com from July 2022, through February 2023, for between $1,350 and $1,800.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled snow blowers and contact an authorized Husqvarna Professional Products dealer for a free repair. The dealer locator is available at https://locations.husqvarna.com/us/.

Consumers may contact Husqvarna toll-free at (877) 257-6921 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. (ET), Monday through Friday, or online at https://www.husqvarna.com/us/discover/news-and-media/2023/important-snow-blower-recall/ for more information.

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