TAMPA, Fla. — American Honda is recalling about 200,000 portable generators because they may leak gasoline from the fuel valve, posing fire and burn hazards.
Honda has received over a dozen reports of leaking valves, but no injuries have been reported.
The generators were sold at authorized Honda Power Equipment Dealers, The Home Depot and other home improvement stores nationwide and online from Feb. 2018 through Feb. 2019 for about $1,100 to $1,300.
This recall involves Honda EU2200i, EU2200i Companion and EB2200i portable generators. The recalled portable generators were sold with a red or Camo cover. The names “HONDA” and the generator model name are printed on the control panel. The serial number is located on a lower corner of one of the side panels of the generator.
The following model numbers and serial number ranges are being recalled:
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Consumers should stop using the recalled generators immediately and contact a local authorized Honda Power Equipment service dealer to schedule a free repair. Honda is contacting all known purchasers directly.
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