Recall date: November 6, 2012
Recall number: 13-028

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Master Forge Gas Grills
If improperly installed, the hose connecting the gas tank and regulator to the burner control can touch the burner box and cause the hose to melt and rupture when the grill is lit. This poses a fire and burn hazard.
Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Guangdong Vanward Electric toll-free at (888) 584-3648 between 8 a.m. through 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's recall website at

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

About 37,000 in the U.S.

This recall involves Master Forge four-burner gas grills with a single-door base. "Master Forge" is written on the grill's hood. The model number GD4825 is located on a label inside the door of the grill's base. "Item 94227" is written on the cover of the instruction manual.


Guangdong Vanward is aware of two reports of hoses melting and rupturing. No injuries have been reported.


Consumers should immediately stop using the grill and inspect the grill to make sure that the gas hose runs along the outside of the grill cabinet and passes through the round hole in the side panel. Consumers should contact Guangdong Vanward Electric for revised instructions and a warning label to apply to the grill that shows how to properly install the hose and the regulator.

Sold Exclusively At:

Lowe's stores nationwide from November 2011 through May 2012 for about $270.

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