Harbor Freight has issued a recall which you can read at the end of this blog post. In essence the recall document says that the problem could affect more than 450,000 6-ton jack stands produced between 2013 and 2019, and nearly 1.3 million 3-ton jack stands produced between 2012 and 2020.
These jack stands that were sold can be identified by item numbers 56371 or 61196 on 3-ton models, and 61197 on 6-ton models.
Harbor Freight urges anybody in possession of affected jack stands to return them to the store in exchange for a gift card equal to the price of the stands.
Any unsold jack stands covered by the recall have been removed from stores.
Please, contact your buddies and spread the word around—these jack stands are abundant, and a failure like this could be fatal.
Here is the official recall:
Note: This is 3 pages long. Click on the arrow in the bottom left corner to move to the next page.RCLRPT-20E016-6561
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