Honda Recalls Some 2200 Generators

From the Consumer Protection Safety Commission:

Name of product:
Honda EU2200i, EU2200i Companion and EB2200i Portable Generators
Hazard:
The portable generator can leak gasoline from the fuel valve, posing fire and burn hazards.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
March 20, 2019
Units:
About 200,000
Consumer Contact:

American Honda toll-free at 888-888-3139 from 8:30 a.m. to 7 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 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:

 

 

Model START SERIAL NUMBER END SERIAL NUMBER
EB2200iTA EAJT-1000001 EAJT-1005474
EU2200iTA

EU2200iTA1

EU2200iTA2

EAMT-1000001 EAMT-1260796
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled generators and contact a local authorized Honda Power Equipment service dealer to schedule a free repair. Honda is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

Honda has received 19 reports of fuel leaking from the fuel valve.  No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Authorized Honda Power Equipment Dealers and The Home Depot and other home improvement stores nationwide and online from February 2018 through February 2019 for about $1,100 to $1,300.

Manufacturer(s):

Thai Honda, of Thailand

Importer(s):

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

Manufactured In:
Thailand
Recall number:
19-088