HEADLINES

Generator Recall

 
Name of product:
Honda portable generators
Hazard:

The carburetor can leak gasoline, posing fire and burn hazards.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
December 21, 2017
Units:
About 34,000
Consumer Contact:

American Honda toll-free at 888-888-3139 from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at https://powerequipment.honda.com/ and click on “Recalls and Updates” at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Honda portable gasoline generators with model numbers EB2800i and EG2800i. The recalled portable generators have a red front cover and a black metal frame. The EB2800i has a silver-colored control panel and the EG2800i has a black-colored control panel. “HONDA” and the generator model number are printed on the control panel. The serial number is located on a lower black metal frame towards the rear of the generator. The following model numbers, serial numbers and production date ranges are included in this recall:

Model

Serial Number Range

Production Date Range

EB2800i

EAAA -1000037 thru 1015421

2016/07/31 -2017/09/19

EG2800i

EABA -2000047 thru 2020152

2016/07/29 -2017/09/20

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled generators and contact a local authorized Honda Power Equipment service dealer to schedule a free inspection and repair. 

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received 38 reports of fuel leakage from the generators. No fires or injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Authorized Honda Power Equipment dealers and Home Depot stores nationwide from September 2016 through November 2017 for about $1,150.

Manufacturer(s):

American Honda Motor Company Inc., of Torrance, Calif.

Distributor(s):

American Honda Motor Company Inc., of Torrance, Calif.

Manufactured In:
U.S.
Recall number:
18-072
 

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