What are the defects?
The fuel tank seal & fuel lines may leak petrol.
What are the hazards?
Leaking petrol poses a fire hazard and the risk of injury to the user.
What should consumers do?
Consumers should check the model and production date of the line trimmer, then go to http://www.makita.com.au/recall 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 line trimmer 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.
Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale