ECHO Recalls Backpack Blowers Due to Fire Hazard

Company ECHO Inc., of Lake Zurich, Ill.
Alert Type Recall
Date 02/23/2012
Description This recall involves two models of the ECHO 2-cycle gas powered backpack blowers. The 25.4 cc blowers are orange and black in color and "ECHO" is printed on the pull starter housing and blower tube. Model numbers are on a label near the pull starter handle. Serial numbers are on a label near the gas filler cap. Models and corresponding serial numbers included in this recall:Model PB-265L, Serial Numbers P093121 35519 through P093121 50152, and Model PB-265L, Serial Numbers P078110 20732 through P078110 22309.
Problem The fuel line between the fuel tank and carburetor could have been damaged during assembly leading to fuel leakage, posing a fire hazard.
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