Safety hazards: Harbor Freight announces recall of 454,000 jacks

According to documents filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Harbor Freight announced a recall of its Pittsburgh-branded three-ton and six-ton jack products,media reported. It is understood that the company is recalling models of 56371, 61196 and 61197, involving a number of 454,000.

Safety hazards: Harbor Freight announces recall of 454,000 jacks

According to documents filed with NHTSA by FreightHarbor, the problem with these jack brackets is that the claws that mesh high adjustable parts of the jack teeth are not sufficiently reliable to lock them in place due to the wear of the tools in the factory, and that a knock or knock can cause them to detach and cause the vehicle to suddenly fall.