About 1,040 SnoThro 30LE Deluxe Snow Throwers were recalled voluntarily by Ariens Company, of Brillion, Wisc., in cooperation with the CPSC.
Hazard: Users trying to clear the collector or discharge chute while the machine is operating could be at risk of a finger or hand injury hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: No reports of injuries have been received.
Description: The snow thrower is painted orange and black. The model number is 921020 and serial numbers range from 000101 to 001229 and are located on a label at the rear of the unit next to the right tire. The Ariens logo is placed on the front of the control panel.
Sold at: Home Depot and local Ariens authorized dealerships from October 2009 to January 2010 for about $1,500.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Ariens Company has fixed about 600 of these units prior to their sale. To determine if your unit has been repaired contact Ariens. If your unit has not been repaired, Ariens will assist you in scheduling an appointment for a free repair with an Ariens authorized dealer in your area.
Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Ariens Company toll free at (888) 927-4367 between 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the company's website at www.ariens.com.