Recall: J.D. North America All Power Portable Gasoline Generators
On 2016-08-25, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding J.D. North America All Power Portable Gasoline Generators due to a potential Explosion hazard. This product sold new beginning in March 2014 for about $510 to $725.
About 10,000 units are involved in this (s)J.D. North America generator recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 3rd recall of products in the Generators category in 2016.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 300,000 product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (844) 287-4655
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What is the problem?
The fuel tank can leak, posing explosion, fire and burn hazards.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves All Power portable gasoline generators with model numbers APGG6000 and APGG7500. The black and red generators have a black fuel tank on top of the units. Model APGG6000 generators are rated at 6,000 watts and have UPC code 8 4676600055 3 and serial number JD29014S18035 through JD29014U020742. Model APGG7500 generators are rated at 7,500 watts and have UPC code 8 4676600056 0 and serial number JD42014S16027 through JD42014T210606. The model number is located on both sides of the unit. The UPC code and serial number can be found on a silver plate on the upper right hand-side of the back side panel.
These items were sold new+ at Big Sandy Superstores, Family Farm & Home, Inc., Home Owners Bargain Outlet, Mills Fleet Farm Corp., Nexcom West Coast and other stores nationwide and online at Bluestem.com, BrandsmartUSA.com, HomeDepot.com, hoboonline.com, jbtoolsales.com and other online retailers from March 2014 through May 2016 for between $510 and $725.
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 J.D. North America to schedule a free replacement fuel tank, including installation.
J.D. North America toll-free at (844) 287-4655 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, by email at email@example.com, or online at www.allpoweramerica.com and click on the APGG Recall link for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received 21 reports of fuel leakage. No injuries or property damage 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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