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Yamaha Recalls Portable Generators Due to Fire and Burn Hazards (Recall Alert)

  • Recalled Yamaha EF2000iS portable generator
  • Serial number location
Name of Product:
2018 and 2019 Yamaha EF2000iS portable generators
Hazard:

The portable generator’s fuel tank can leak gasoline, posing fire and burn hazards.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
November 26, 2019
Units:
About 10,100
Consumer Contact

Consumer Contact: Yamaha toll-free at 866-788-7398 anytime or online at www.yamahamotorsports.com or www.yamahamotorsports.com/power-product and click on the CPSC Alerts tab at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves model 2018 and 2019 Yamaha EF2000iS portable generators, with serial numbers range 4543288 through 4553706. The blue generators have Yamaha and the model name printed on the control panel. The serial number can be found on a label below the exhaust outlet on the left side.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled generators and contact a Yamaha Power Products dealer to schedule a free repair. Yamaha is contacting all registered owners directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At

Exclusively at Yamaha Motorsports dealers nationwide from June 2018 through October 2019 for about $900.  

Manufacturer(s):

Yamaha Motor Powered Products Co., Shizuoka Japan

Manufactured In:
Japan
Distributor(s):

Yamaha Motor Corporation U.S.A. of Kennesaw, Ga.

Recall number:
20-710
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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

About the U.S. CPSC
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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