American Honda Motor Co. Inc. is recalling about 150,600 portable generators.
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 or have a camouflage design. They measure about 20 inches long by 11 ½ inches wide by 16 ½ inches tall. “Honda,” “EU converter,” and the model number 2000i are printed on the side of the generator. “Companion” is printed on the side of some EU2000i models. The serial number is located on the lower right side, rear corner of the generator.
Manufactured in Japan, the portable generators were sold at Honda Power Equipment dealers, Camping World, Gander Mountain, Grainger, Hertz Rental, John Deere, National Pump & Compressor, Northern Tool, Scheels Sporting, Sportsman’s Warehouse, Sunbelt Rentals, True Value, United Rentals, White Cap, and Wholesale Sports store nationwide and online from October 2011 through September 2012. The cost was $1,150 to $1,400.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled generators and contact the nearest Honda Power Equipment dealer to schedule a free inspection and repair, the company and commission advise.
For more information, call American Honda at 888-888-3139, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or go to http://powerequipment.honda.com and click on “Recalls and Updates” under “Service and Support.”