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8,600 Portable Generators Recalled Due to Fire Hazard - Sold Exclusively at Costco

submitted on November 2, 2012 by HouTex in "Products / Gadgets"
This recall involves two models of Champion Power Equipment portable generators. Both models have a black frame with black and yellow control panels, a bar handle and two wheels. Model number 41332 has an open frame, and model number 41532 has side panels covering the fuel tank. Fuel can leak from the carburetor, creating a fire hazard.

Read more here:
and here:
for pictures and directions to find the serial number.

There are 2 options:
Consumers should stop using the recalled generators immediately and contact Champion Power Equipment for a free repair kit to be installed by an authorized dealer. The consumer may also return the unit to Costco for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Champion Power Equipment; toll-free at (855) 236-9424, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, e-mail, or online at, then click on the red "Important Product Recall Notice" link http://www.championpowerequipm.....and-41332/ for more information. Photos are available at

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    Posted by YanBz on November 3, 2012 [reply] 0 0
    Thanks for the heads up. I shop a lot at Costco and power generator was one of the things I considered buying

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