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Backpack Blowers Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

About 18,000 Maruyama U.S. backpack blowers and 3,400 Kawasaki backpack blowers were recalled due to fire hazard.

With both products, there is a defect in the gasoline tank, which can split and leak fuel, posing a serious fire hazard to the user.

In both product’s cases there have not been any incidents of injuries.

Check out both the Maruyama recall page and the Kawasaki recall page for more information and to find out if you own one of the affected models.

If you do own a defective unit, discontinue use immediately.

CPSC