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Northern Tool & Equipment Recalls Powerhorse Portable Generators Due to Shock Hazard

Recalled Powerhorse 13000ES Portable Generator
Recalled Powerhorse 13000ES Portable Generator – side view
Close-up of Receptacles on Recalled Powerhorse 13000ES Portable Generator
Location of L5-30R Receptacle and Serial Number
Recalled Powerhorse 13000ES Portable Generator

Recalled Powerhorse 13000ES Portable Generator

Recalled Powerhorse 13000ES Portable Generator – side view

Recalled Powerhorse 13000ES Portable Generator – side view

Close-up of Receptacles on Recalled Powerhorse 13000ES Portable Generator

Close-up of Receptacles on Recalled Powerhorse 13000ES Portable Generator

Location of L5-30R Receptacle and Serial Number

Location of L5-30R Receptacle and Serial Number

Name of Product:
Northern Tool & Equipment Powerhorse 13000ES Portable Generators
Hazard:

 The portable generators have a wiring error which can result in an electrical shock to users.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
February 24, 2021
Units:

About 3,640

Consumer Contact

Powerhorse Product Support toll-free at 866-443-2576 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.northerntool.com and click on “Recall Products” for more information or https://www.northerntool.com/shop/tools/help_product-recalls.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Northern Tool & Equipment Powerhorse 13000ES Portable Generator Model #799215.  The gasoline generator is blue with white Powerhorse logos, a black frame and two wheels.  Powerhorse 13000ES is printed in white on the top front.  Serial numbers for the recalled generators are listed in the chart below.  The serial number is located on the lower left of the frame.

Model Number Model Description Serial Number Range
799215 Powerhorse 13,000-Watt Generator 2016 Units: 205160001 – 211160248

2017 Units: 210170001 – 211170248

2018 Units: 206180001 – 211180124

2019 Units: 208190001 – 211190124

2020 Units: 203020001 – 208200124

 

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled generators and contact Northern Tool & Equipment to schedule a free repair by an authorized dealer.

Incidents/Injuries:

NTE has received one report of an incorrect wiring connection.  No injuries have been reported.

Sold At

Northern Tool & Equipment stores nationwide and online at www.northerntool.com from July 2016 through September 2020 for about $1,850.

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

Northern Tool & Equipment Company Inc., of Burnsville, Minn.

Recall number:
21-086
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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.

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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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