HARBOR FREIGHT JACK STAND RECALL

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TommyG
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HARBOR FREIGHT JACK STAND RECALL

Post by TommyG » Wed May 20, 2020 8:42 pm

Check yours if you own these:

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They have a defect that causes them to release and collapse under load.
According to Harbor Freight's NHTSA filing, the problem with these jack stands is that due to worn tooling at the factory, the pawl that engages with the toothed height-adjustable part of the stand doesn't do so sufficiently to reliably lock it in place. A bump or a knock could cause the pawl to disengage, dropping the vehicle suddenly.
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Re: HARBOR FREIGHT JACK STAND RECALL

Post by EasyDoesIt » Wed May 20, 2020 9:25 pm

Thanks for posting, I'll have to check mine.

Are they exchanging them, fixing them, or providing some sort of gift card?
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Re: HARBOR FREIGHT JACK STAND RECALL

Post by RustyPW » Wed May 20, 2020 10:37 pm

You take the old ones in, and they give you a gift card.

I got 2, 12 ton jack stands. So, I'm good. Guys on the Z forum have a few of the recalled ones.
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