Stihl Pty Ltd—HSA-85 Cordless Hedge Trimmer

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Product description

Cordless hedge trimmer
Identifying features
Model 48510113501

Other identifying numbers

Model 48510113501

Reasons the product is recalled

In some cases there may be a malfunction of the electronics. If the malfunction occurs, the engine may operate at a faster speed and/or the blades may continue to move for a short time after the trigger is released. Under certain circumstances, the machine may start to operate when only one trigger switch is pressed.

The hazards to consumers

If the defect occurs, this poses a risk of serious injury to the user and bystanders.

What consumers should do

Immediately stop using your machine. Contact STIHL Customer Service Hotline(toll free in Australia on 1300 366 665 or email with your model number and serial number (see diagram below). STIHL will arrange for you to be given a new STIHL battery hedge trimmer (Model HSA-86) as a replacement, by an authorised STIHL dealer.

Customer Service will be fielding these calls beteen the hours of 9.00am to 5.00pm Mon-Fri

Traders who sold this product

Current and former authorised STIHL dealers since 2009

Where the product was sold


Responsible regulator

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

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