Recall: Honda portable generators
On 2017-12-21, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Honda portable generators due to a potential fire and burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2016 for about $1150.
About 30,000 units are involved in this American Honda Motor Company portable generator recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Generators category in 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 400,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
The carburetor can leak gasoline, posing fire and burn hazards.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled generators and contact a local authorized Honda Power Equipment service dealer to schedule a free inspection and repair.
American Honda toll-free at 888-888-3139 from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at https://powerequipment.honda.com/ and click on "Recalls and Updates" at the bottom of the page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received 38 reports of fuel leakage from the generators. No fires or injuries have been reported.
+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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