About American Honda Portable Generators

Recall Date: 11/15/2012

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 in color 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.

Consumer Contact

American Honda; Phone toll-free (888) 888-3139, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at http://powerequipment.honda.com and click on “Recalls and Updates” under “Service and Support” for more information.

Retailers

  • Honda Power Equipment dealers, Camping World, Gander Mountain, Grainger, Hertz Rental, John Deere, National Pump and 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 for between $1,150 and $1,400.

Manufacturers

  • Honda
  • Camping World
  • Gander Mountain
  • Grainger
  • Hertz Rental
  • Deere & Company (John Deere)
  • National Pump & Compressor
  • Northern Tool
  • Scheels
  • Sportsman’s Warehouse
  • Sunbelt Rentals
  • True Value Hardware
  • United Rentals
  • White Cap
  • Wholesale Sports

Made In

  • Japan

Distributors

  • American Honda Motor Co. Inc., of Torrance, Calif.

Category ID: 1974

Number of Units Sold: About 150,600

Hazards

  • The generator’s fuel hose can leak, posing fire and burn hazards.

Injuries

  • Honda is aware of four incidents of fuel leaks. No fires or injuries have been reported.

Resolution, Remedy, Fix

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

Resolution Options

  • Repair

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Sources: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2013/American-Honda-Recalls-Portable-Generators-Due-to-Fire-and-Burn-Hazards