Excel Industries Inc—Hustler Turf and BigDog brand mowers
What are the defects?
Certain fuel tanks fitted to the affected products were manufactured out of specification and could allow petrol to leak from the fuel tank.
What are the hazards?
If the fuel tank leaks it may pose a fire hazard.
What should consumers do?
Consumers should stop using the mower immediately and not operate it until the fuel tank vent-fitting(s) have been replaced. Consumers should contact their dealer to schedule an appointment to get a free vent-fitting upgrade. In the event that consumers cannot contact their dealer, they should contact Powerup Lawncare Products on 1300 363 027 and Powerup will provide contact details for the nearest dealer who can conduct the vent-fitting upgrade.
See attached dealership lists.
- 1 September 2009 - 18 July 2012
Recall advertisements and supporting documentation
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.