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Recall: Champion Power Equipment Portable Generators

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On 2012-11-02, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Champion Power Equipment Portable Generators due to a potential fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in December 2011 for about $699.

About 9,000 units are involved in this Champion Power Equipment generator recall. Instance(s) of fires, property damage have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.

This was the 1st recall of products in the Generators category in 2012. Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls, involving about 800,000 product units.

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Champion Power Equipment Portable Generators
Image of Recalled yellow generator Model 41332 432933
Image of Recalled yellow generator Model 41532 731962
Image of Detail of recalled generator showing location of the model number and serial number 987393
Note: The recalling company may not have provided images for every model. Please review the detailed description below.

Company Contact Information:

Website: www.championpowerequipment.com
Phone: (855) 236-9424

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What is the problem?

Fuel can leak from the generator's carburetor, posing a fire hazard.

Instance(s) of fires, property damage have been reported.

How can I tell if I own this product?

This recall involves two models of Champion Power Equipment portable generators. Both models have a black frame with black and yellow control panels, a bar handle and two wheels.

Model number 41332 has an open frame. The words "Champion Power Equipment" are on the control panel and "8250 starting watts" and "6500 running watts" are on the side of the fuel tank.

Model number 41532 has side panels that cover the long sides of the fuel tank. The words "Champion Power Equipment" are on the side panel above the control panel, and "9000 starting watts" and "7000 running watts" are on the control panel.

The model number and serial number are located on the side of the generator with the handle, on a tag on the crossbar above the yellow generator end cap.

Model NumberSerial Number Ranges
4133211NOV2600701 to 11NOV2601500
4153211NOV1400151 to 11NOV1400360
11DEC0700001 to 11DEC0700720
11DEC1301077 to 11DEC1402602
11DEC2201801 to 11DEC2203600
11DEC2501531 to 11DEC2503330
11DEC2801073 to 11DEC2801325

These items were sold new+ at Costco Wholesale stores nationwide from December 2011 through July 2012 for about $699.

What should I do if I own this recalled product?

First, stop using the item.

Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.

The CPSC provides the following remedy information:

Consumers should stop using the recalled generators immediately and contact Champion Power Equipment for a free repair kit to be installed by an authorized dealer. The consumer may also return the unit to Costco for a full refund.

Champion Power Equipment; toll-free at (855) 236-9424, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, e-mail support@cpeauto.com, or online at www.championpowerequipment.com, then click on the red "Important Product Recall Notice" link for more information.

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Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date

There have been 11 reports of fuel leaking from the generators, including eight reports of the generators catching fire and two of property damage.

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+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.

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