Makita Australia — Makita EM2600U & EM2600L Brushcutters

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Product description

25.7cc 2 Stroke Brushcutter
Loop Handle

25.7cc 2 Stroke Brushcutter
U Handle

Reasons the product is recalled

The fuel tank seal & fuel lines may leak petrol.

The hazards to consumers

Leaking petrol poses a potential fire hazard and the risk of injury to the user.

What consumers should do

Consumers should check the model and production date of the brushcutter, then go to or call Makita on 1300 361 690 between 8am and 5pm (AEST). If the model and production date is within the affected range consumers should stop using the brushcutter immediately and drain the fuel tank. Consumers should then take the product to their nearest Makita Service Centre for a replacement of the fuel tank seal & fuel lines, or contact Makita on 1300 361 690 to arrange the repair at an authorised service agent.

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Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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