Honda Generators Recalled Due to Fire, Burn Hazard

The portable generator’s fuel hose can leak, posing a fire and burn hazard

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    U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and American Honda Motor Co. are recalling more than 150,000 gasoline-powered portable generators.

    The portable generator’s fuel hose can leak, posing a fire and burn hazard.

    The Torrance, Calif.-based distributor is aware of four fuel leak incidents. No fires or injures have been reported.

    This recall involves Honda gasoline-powered portable generators with model number EU2000i and serial numbers EAAJ-2260273 through EAAJ-2485025. The generators are black and red in color or have a camouflage design. The serial number is located on the lower right side, rear corner of the generator.

    The generators were sold at Honda Power Equipment dealers, Camping World, Gander Mountain, Grainger, Hertz Rental, John Deere, National Pump and Compressor, Northern Tool, Scheels Sporting, Sportsman’s Warehouse, Sunbelt Rentals, True Value, United Rentals, White Cap and Wholesale Sports store from October 2011 through September 2012.

    If you have one of these generators, stop using it and contact the nearest Honda power equipment dealer to schedule a free inspection and repair. You can also contact American Honda directly at 888-888-3139 or visit them online at http://powerequipment.honda.com and click on “Recalls and Updates” under “Service and Support” for more information.