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Ryobi Snowblowers Could Overheat

Ryobi snow blowerOne World Technologies is recalling Ryobi 40-Volt Brushless Snow Blowers because of potential overheating that poses fire and burn hazards. The company has received two reports of the snow blowers overheating during or immediately after use. In one case, the consumer reported seeing flames which were immediately extinguished. No injuries or property damage have been reported.

The recalled snow blowers were made in China and sold online at from November 2015 through February 2016 for about $280 each or $350 as part of a kit that contains a snow blower plus a Ryobi 40-Volt Lithium Ion Battery and a battery charger. Ryobi is printed on the front of the blower, and item number RY40802 is printed on a label on the back of the unit. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled snow blowers and return them to One World Technologies for a full refund.

Source: CPSC

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