Stihl—Model KM 55 Combi Powerheads

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Product description

Affected units imported before the end of October 2004. Powerheads are designed to fit a range of attachments to meet garden, clearing and agricultural applications.

Why the product is recalled

In certain situations, the clutch drum can become overloaded. Should this occur, parts of the clutch could become loose and cause damage to, and possibly penetrate through the housing.

What the hazards are to consumers


What consumers should do

Consumers to cease using the product immediately. Consumers should take the product to the nearest Stihl Dealer. For the nearest Dealer call Freephone 1300 366 665 during business hours. For further information on this recall call 1800 337 927.


Stihl Pty Ltd

Where the product was sold


Responsible regulator

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

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