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Subaru Portable Gasoline Generators Recalled by Robin America Due to Fire, Burn Hazards

  • Product and Serial Number location for Subaru SGX3500, SGX5000 and SGX7500 generators recalled by Robin America.
Name of Product:
Portable Generators
The fuel tank can leak, posing a fire or burn hazard.
Recall Date:
July 23, 2013
About 4,100 units in the United States and 490 units in Canada
Consumer Contact

Robin America Inc., toll-free at (866) 664-1363 from 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online and click on Recall at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details


The recalled portable gasoline generators are Subaru models SGX3500, SGX5000 and SGX7500. They have yellow fuel tanks and black frames with collapsible handles. The word "Subaru" is on the fuel tank and is on the control panel under the Subaru logo. The Product, or Spec, number and serial number are on the end of the fuel tank above the wheels. Generators with the following product numbers and serial numbers are being recalled: 



Model No.

Prod/Spec No.


Serial No.



3500-watt generator

1000243 to 1000481

1000723 to 1000962

1000988 to 1001745



5000-watt generator

1000665 to 1000875

1001089 to 1001300

1001326 to 1002049

1002506 to 1002929



7500-watt generator

1000229 to 1000427

1000629 to 1000828

1000889 to 1001937

1001950 to 1002150

1002823 to 1003216


Consumers should immediately stop using the generators and contact Robin America to schedule a free repair.


Robin America has received four reports of fuel leakage. No injuries or property damage have been reported.     

Sold At:
Authorized Subaru Power Equipment dealers nationwide, including authorized internet dealers, between September 2011 and January 2013 for approximately $920 to $1800.

Robin America Inc., of Lake Zurich, Ill.


Robin America Inc., of Lake Zurich, Ill.

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