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  • Recalled SpeeCo and Woods bolt-on-4-way wedge accessory for hydrolic log splitters

  • SpeeCo-4-way wedge packaging

  • Woods 4-way wedge packaging.

Sunday, March 25, 2018 11:52 am

SpeeCo® and Woods® Recall 4-way wedge accessory for log splitters

SpeeCo® and Woods® Recall 4-way wedge accessory for log splitters due to the 4-way wedge accessory can loosen or detach from the log splitter during operation and strike an operator or bystander.

This recall involves 4-way wedge accessories used on SpeeCo, CountyLine, Country Tuff, and Woods hydraulic log splitters. These log splitter accessories were sold under the SpeeCo and Woods brand names. The SpeeCo brand has model numbers 577483 and 581199. The Woods brand model is 581196. Brand names and model numbers are printed on the packaging.

Consumers can contact SpeeCo at 800-525-8322 between 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email at speecoproductrecall@speeco.com or online at www.speeco.com and click on the recall information banner for more information.

Woods at 800-319-6637 for Tech Services between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday, email at woodsproductrecall@woodsequipment.com or online at www.woodsequipment.com and click on the recall information banner for more information.

The wedges were sold at Tractor Supply Company stores in the U.S. from July 2016 through January 2018 under the SpeeCo brand; Orscheln Farm & Home Stores in the U.S. from August 2017 through January 2018 under the SpeeCo brand and authorized Woods dealers in the U.S. and Canada from August 2017 through January 2018 under the Woods brand for about $70.