The problem is that the pulley bolt can loosen and cause the snow blower to get stuck in drive mode, posing an injury hazard.
The recall also involves about 11,800 snow blowers that were sold in Canada.
Amerisun has received 20 reports of loose pulley bolts, with 15 reports in the U.S. and 5 reports in Canada. There were 8 reports of the snow blower getting stuck in drive mode. No injuries were reported.
This recall involves model years 2015 through 2017 Amerisun PowerSmart gas-powered 2-Stage snow blowers.
They were sold at Home Depot stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Ebay.com, Homedepot.com, Walmart.com, and other websites from July 2015 to February 2018 for between $500-$800.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled snow blowers and inspect their snow blower to determine if it has a loose pulley bolt.
For more information, call Amerisun at 800-791-9458 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, email at email@example.com or online at www.powersmartusa.com and click on Recall to Repair at the bottom of the page.