Product Recall Alert

STIHL Recalls Docking Stations Sold with iMOW Robotic Lawn Mowers Due to Fire Hazard

The docking station’s printed circuit board can short circuit when exposed to moisture, posing a fire hazard.

View The Official CPSC Recall Notice


This recall involves the docking station supplied with the STIHL iMOW, an autonomous battery-powered lawn mower.

The docking stations are gray and orange. “iMOW” is displayed on the top of the mower and “STIHL” is displayed on the top of the mower and the top of the docking station. The recalled docking station’s serial number is located on a label at the base of the docking station. The following models and serial numbers are included in this recall:

Name Model Numbers iMow Serial Numbers Range Docking Station Serial Numbers Range

RMI 522 RMI 632

437478902 to 443268968 437475057 to 443268971


STIHL has received eight reports of thermal overheating including two reports of fire. No injuries have been reported.

Recalled STIHL iMOW Model RMI 422

Name of Product: STIHL docking stations sold with STIHL iMOW® robotic lawn mowers

Recall Date: March 16, 2023

Recall Number: 23-158

Hazard: The docking station’s printed circuit board can short circuit when exposed to moisture, posing a fire hazard.

Sold At: Authorized STIHL independent dealers nationwide from January 2017 through July 2022 for between $1,400 and $2,600 for the iMOW and docking station.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled STIHL iMOW docking stations and contact STIHL or an authorized STIHL servicing dealer for a free at-home repair of their docking station.

Units: About 2,700

Consumer Directions and Contact

What Do I Do if My Product is Recalled?

STIHL at 800-233-4729 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at  or  and click on “iMOW Docking Station Recall” at the top of the webpage for more information.

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