Harbor Freight recalls jack stands used to replaced recalled jack stands Back in May, we wrote about a selection of Pittsburgh brand three- and six-ton jack stands recalled by Harbor Freight because of a manufacturing defect that could cause them to collapse under load, potentially causing injury or death.
May 20, 2020 · According to Harbor Freight, the recall applies to three-ton and six-ton heavy-duty steel jack stands with item numbers 56371, 61196, and 61197.The number on the three-ton units can be found on the label at the top while the six-ton stands have their numbers printed in the yellow section of the label found on the base.
Household floor jacks are quite inexpensive. Those who need to raise cars on a regular basis may want to invest in a commercial floor jack for its ability to handle extra abuse. Once the car has been jacked up, put Craftsman jack stands underneath for proper safety. Choose the set that is rated for the weight of the vehicle they'll be holding up.
May 28, 2020 · Harbor Freight Tools is recalling more than 1.7 million Pittsburgh Automotive 3 Ton and 6 Ton Heavy Duty Steel Jack Stands. The jack stands may collapse under load, which can increase the risk of injury to people near or under a lifted vehicle. Owners of these jack stands are asked to immediately discontinue use due to safety concerns.
Jul 07, 2020 · Owners of Harbor Freight candles should take note. After the company issued a recall in May for a selection of its 3 and 6 ton Pittsburgh Automotive steel candles, offering other Pittsburgh brand stands as a safe alternative, the retailer had to issue a voluntary recall, this time to these replacement media.
Jul 07, 2020 · Harbor Freight Tools has announced a safety recall of certain Pittsburgh three-ton steel jack stands (SKU 56373) that replaced previously recalled its Pittsburgh three-ton and six-ton steel jack ...
May 19, 2020 · SAFETY RECALL 3 Ton and 6 Ton Heavy Duty Steel Jack Stands item numbers 56371, 61196, and 61197. For certain units of the Pittsburgh Automotive 3 Ton and 6 Ton Heavy Duty Steel Jack Stands there is a potential, while under load and with a shift in weight, for the pawl to disengage from the extension lifting post, allowing the stand to drop ...
May 19, 2020 · Two Harbor Freight jack stands have just been recalled over concerns that they could collapse from a shift in weight, causing the, “pawl to disengage from the extension lifting post.”. This would result the jack suddenly collapsing, and could result in series injury or even death. If you have any Harbor Freight jack stand, the company says to stop using it now and read on to see if your model is listed in the recall, per The Drive.
If you own these jack stands or any of the jack stands in our original recall, whether or not you have had an issue with them, please stop using them immediately and bring them back to your local Harbor Freight Store for a full cash refund or store credit (see details here).