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STIHL Limited have recalled two of its cordless hedge trimmers. A malfunction of the electronics could cause the machine to start when only one trigger switch is pressed.
The engine may also operate at a faster speed and/or the blades may keep moving briefly after the trigger is released. This could injure the user and bystanders.
The following models are affected:
The hedge trimmers were sold at STIHL SHOPs and stockists from 2010 to 2014.
Stop using your cordless hedge trimmer. Return it to your nearest STIHL SHOP or dealer for a replacement.
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