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See photos/ Briggs & Stratton Smart Fill Fuel Filling System 2 Gallon CARB G-10-010 manufactured by the Plastics Group
Fuel, Lighters and Fireworks
Fuel Storage
Gasoline Cans (981)
THE PLASTICS GROUP    
Briggs & Stratton - the Plastics Group
CARB G-10-010
060534850236
 
 
WALMART
Virginia
12/8/2014
I just purchased a Briggs & Stratton Smart Fill Fuel Filling System 2 Gallon CARB G-10-010 manufactured by the Plastics Group (www.theplatsicsgroup.net) at a local Walmart (Fairfax, VA) and discovered a defect that appears to be common among all of that model and the other models that use the same nozzle system.

The container is sold with the nozzle mechanism inserted inside leaving it to the purchaser to remove the mechanism and install it for use. Unfortunately the mechanism is inserted in a such a way that upon removing it the mechanism cap – that is the nozzle cap – does not fit through the container opening. The nozzle assembly can be removed but the nozzle cap remains inside the container. As that nozzle cap is slightly larger than the container opening, upon positioning the container for pouring fuel that cap lodges itself in the opening, closing it and preventing the fuel from being poured. This is in turn can lead to dangerous situations in which fuel is spilled in the process of trying to dislodge the cap.

I urge you to take action in order to correct this defect and recall the affected products.
12/8/2014
Home/Apartment/Condominium 
Incident, No Injury
Self
Unspecified
Unspecified
Yes
N/A
No
Self explanatory
Yes
N/A
File NameDescription
IMG_6170.JPG Briggs & Stratton Smart Fill Fuel Filling System Container
IMG_6172.JPG Briggs & Stratton Smart Fill Fuel Filling System Container
IMG_6174.JPG Briggs & Stratton Smart Fill Fuel Filling System Container
IMG_6175.JPG Briggs & Stratton Smart Fill Fuel Filling System Container
IMG_6171_redact.JPG Briggs & Stratton Smart Fill Fuel Filling System Container
IMG_6173_redact.JPG Briggs & Stratton Smart Fill Fuel Filling System Container

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