March 18, 2021
Briggs & Stratton recalls YTL Log Splitters powered by Briggs & Stratton 250cc engine model 15T232-0011-F8 due to safety hazard. An incorrect engine ignition coil and flywheel may lead to hard starting and possibly engine kick back, a potential injury hazard to the operator. Read to learn more.
Name of product: Briggs & Stratton 250cc engine, model number 15T232-0011-F8, with serial numbers between 1904085275251 - 1905085786452; 1906146333235 - 2004080670911; and 1912319442579 - 2012073736714 powering log splitters under the following brands: Black Diamond (model number BDBS32T - 32 ton and YTL-015-134); Crimson (model number YTL-590-012 - 32 ton); Lumberjack (model number YTL-007-414); Performance Built (model number YTL-007-308); and Brute (model numbers YTL-140-701 -30 ton and YTL-140-473 - 35 ton).
Hazard: An incorrect engine ignition coil and flywheel may lead to hard starting and possibly engine kick back, a potential injury hazard to the operator.
Remedy: Repair engine - Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled log splitter with a Briggs & Stratton engine and contact an authorized Briggs & Stratton dealer for a free inspection and repair. To find your local Briggs & Stratton dealer, click here.
Consumer contact: You may contact Briggs & Stratton toll-free, at 800.999.9444 (Monday through Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Central Time) for assistance.