This recall involves mowing head cutting attachments compatible with some models of STIHL-brand trimmers, brushcutters, and clearing saws. The mowing heads can be identified by the name “STIHL” and model number “27-3” or “47-3” located on the original packaging and molded on the top side of the mowing head. The mowing heads have three orange plastic blades, each attached with a bolt and a nut, a black top housing, and a white bottom housing.
STIHL PolyCut ™ Mowing HeadsAbout 73,000
Authorized full line STIHL servicing dealers nationwide from July 2018 through July 2019 for about $30 for the 27-3 model and about $40 for the 47-3 model.
Recall Date: Sep 5, 2019
STIHL Inc. has received 28 reports of loose bolts or mowing heads coming apart, including two reports of injuries.
STIHL Incorporated, of Virginia Beach, Va.
Recall ID: 8661
Last Published: Sep 5, 2019
Emert Number: 19201
Emert Status: Announced