American Honda Recalls Portable Generators Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

The gasoline-powered generator's fuel hose can leak.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: Tháng Mười Một 15, 2012
Recall number: 13-042
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Portable Generators

Hazard:

The generator’s fuel hose can leak, posing fire and burn hazards.

Consumer Contact:

American Honda; Phone toll-free (888) 888-3139, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at http://powerequipment.honda.com and click on “Recalls and Updates” under “Service and Support” for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 150,600

Description

This recall involves Honda gasoline-powered portable generators with model number EU2000i and serial numbers EAAJ-2260273 through EAAJ-2485025. The generators are black and red in color or have a camouflage design. They measure about 20 inches long by 11 ½ inches wide by 16 ½ inches tall. “Honda,” “EU converter” and the model number 2000i are printed on the side of the generator. “Companion” is printed on the side of some EU2000i models. The serial number is located on the lower right side, rear corner of the generator.

Incidents/Injuries

Honda is aware of four incidents of fuel leaks. No fires or injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled generators and contact the nearest Honda Power Equipment dealer to schedule a free inspection and repair.

Sold at

Honda Power Equipment dealers, Camping World, Gander Mountain, Grainger, Hertz Rental, John Deere, National Pump & Compressor, Northern Tool, Scheels Sporting, Sportsman’s Warehouse, Sunbelt Rentals, True Value, United Rentals, White Cap and Wholesale Sports store nationwide and online from October 2011 through September 2012 for between $1,150 and $1,400.

Distributor

American Honda Motor Co. Inc., of Torrance, Calif.

Manufactured in

Japan

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