American Honda Recalls Portable Generators Due to Fire and Burn Hazards



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
Product:
Honda portable generatorsAbout 34,000
Retailer:
Authorized Honda Power Equipment dealers and Home Depot stores nationwide from September 2016 through November 2017 for about $1,150.
Distributor:
American Honda Motor Company Inc., of Torrance, Calif.
Recall Date:    Dec 21, 2017
Injury:
The firm has received 38 reports of fuel leakage from the generators. No fires or injuries have been reported.
Mfg:
American Honda Motor Company Inc., of Torrance, Calif.
Mfg Country:
U.S.
Recall ID:    8216
Last Published:    Dec 21, 2017
Official Site:    Link

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Emert Number:    18072
Emert Status:    Announced