Water can leak within the generator, causing excessive heat build-up in the area where the power cord connects to the body of the generator unit, which can pose a fire hazard.
Consumers should immediately unplug and discontinue use of the generator and contact Neptune Benson for a free inspection and repair or replacement.
The portable generator’s fuel tank can leak gasoline, posing fire and burn hazards.
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.
The fuel tank replacement caps lack ventilation holes which allow pressure to build up in the fuel tank, posing a fire hazard.
Consumers should immediately stop using the portable generators and return the recalled fuel tank replacement cap to a Briggs & Stratton dealer for a free replacement.
The transfer switch can fail and overheat, posing a fire hazard.
Consumers should immediately contact an authorized Kohler service representative or Kohler directly to schedule a free repair.
The engines have a faulty fuel cap, which can allow over-pressurization in the fuel tank, posing a risk of a fuel leak and fire hazard.
Consumers should immediately stop using products with the recalled engines and contact Kohler to schedule a free repair. Kohler is contacting all known purchasers directly.
The mower blades can detach during use or start without being activated by the operator. Also the vehicle can move forward unexpectedly and the fuel lines can leak.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles. Turn off the key switch and remove the key, apply the parking brake, and remove the green and the yellow fuses from the white plastic fuse holders on the right hand side under the seat. Return the unit to your nearest Lowe's store for a full refund. The firm is contacting consumers directly.
The portable generators have a wiring error, which can result in an electrical shock risk if an electrical device is plugged into the generator.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled generators and contact Kohler to schedule a free repair by the closest authorized dealer.
About 7,000 (in addition, about 230 were sold in Canada)