Flymo Ultraglide lawn mower safety recallLawn mower recall issued due to fire risk

25 November 2014


Flymo has issued a safety recall notice for a number of its Ultraglide lawn mowers after a potential fire risk was uncovered. 

A potential fault with some Flymo Ultraglide lawn mowers has been identified which could cause the motor to overheat, and in some cases, catch fire. 

The manufacturer has asked owners of Ultraglide lawn mowers with serial numbers between 34600001 and 41900001 to contact them to arrange a replacement.

We've tested Flymo mowers to see how neatly and evenly they cut grass. See how they fare in our tough tests by reading our lawn mower reviews. 

Is your lawn mower faulty?

You can check the serial number on the silver rating label on the back of the machine, as shown in the picture to the right. 

If you think you have been affected, stop using the lawn mower and contact Flymo who says it will make arrangements to collect the model and replace it with a new one.

You can contact the Flymo customer help line free of charge on 0800 023 7232 between 9:00am and 4:00pm Monday to Thursday and 9:00am and 3:00pm on Friday. 

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