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FNA Group Recalls Simpson Pressure Washers Due to Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Lowe’s | News Fission

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Name of Product:

Simpson Gas Pressure Washers with Electric Start

Hazard:

The lithium battery in the electric start system can overheat, posing a burn hazard.

Recall Date:

December 28, 2023

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Simpson Gas Pressure Washers with model number PS61264. The pressure washers are black in color.  The Simpson logo, “Pro Series” and 4400 PSI are printed on the handle of the unit. The model number is printed on a silver label on the unit’s frame.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled gas pressure washer and contact FNA Group Inc. for instructions on how to have their unit repaired free of charge at an authorized repair facility. The repair will replace the lithium battery in the electric start system with a sealed lead acid battery.

Incidents/Injuries:

FNA has received two reports of batteries in the pressure washer’s electric start feature overheating and damaging the units. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Lowe’s stores nationwide and at lowes.com from March 2023 through July 2023 for about $1,100.

Manufacturer(s):

FNA Group Inc., of Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin

Manufactured In:

United States

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