Rotary Cutters - BW1800 Batwing Rotary Cutters

9/1/2006 12:00:00 AM

For users of Woods® BW1800 Batwing Rotary Cutters
(with optional Wing Spring-Loaded Wheel Arm Assemblies and Spring-Loaded Walking Tandem Axles)

In the interest of safety, Woods Equipment Company is alerting users of Woods® BW1800 Batwing Rotary Cutters (equipped with optional Wing Spring-Loaded Wheel Arm Assemblies and Spring-Loaded Walking Tandem Axles) to a potential safety concern.

If the head (on the ¾" x 8" bolt that retains the compression spring) is on top, under extreme conditions, premature wear could occur and the bolt could fail as a result.

If this occurs, it could lead to serious personal injury.

ACTION REQUESTED:
• Please contact your local Woods® dealer to have this necessary rework done at your earliest convenience. Replacement of the bolts and nuts and bolt hole enlargement will be done FREE of CHARGE (per Safety Advisory 1/06).

• Please do not use your Woods® BW1800 Rotary Cutter (with optional WING Spring-Loaded Wheel Arm Assembly and Spring-Loaded Walking Tandem Axles) until the subject bolts and nuts are replaced with hardware contained in Rework Kit #1019874.

If you have any questions regarding this Safety Notice, please contact Woods® Technical Service at 1-800-319-6637

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