Product Recall Alert

Generac Recalls Portable Generators Due to Serious Fire and Burn Hazards

The recalled generators’ fuel tank can fail to vent adequately from the rollover valve, causing the gas tank to build up excess pressure and expel fuel when opened, posing fire and burn hazards.

View The Official CPSC Recall Notice

Description

This recall involves Generac Portable Generators type GP15000E, with model numbers G0057341, G0057342, 005734R1, and 005734R2, and type GP17500E, with model numbers G0057351, G0057352, 005735R1, and 005735R2. “Generac” and the unit type are printed on both sides of the tank and on the control panel of the generators. The model number is printed on a label on the heat shield between the engine and alternator of the generator.

Consumers can also visit https://www.generac.com/about-us/product-recall-notifications/GP15000-GP17500-recall to see if their specific unit type and model number are included in this recall.

Unit type and model numbers include:

Unit Type Model Numbers
GP15000E G0057341
G0057342
005734R1
005734R2
GP17500E G0057351
G0057352
005735R1
005735R2

Incidents / Injuries

Generac has received reports of 27 incidents of the generators overheating and pressurizing or expelling fuel when opened, including three incidents resulting in severe burn injuries.
Recalled Generac GP15000E Portable Generator

Name of Product: Generac Portable Generators

Recall Date: September 14, 2023

Recall Number: 23-288

Hazard: The recalled generators’ fuel tank can fail to vent adequately from the rollover valve, causing the gas tank to build up excess pressure and expel fuel when opened, posing fire and burn hazards.

Sold At: Major home improvement and hardware stores nationwide and on various websites from April 2011 through June 2023 for between $3,300 and $3,650.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled generators and contact Generac for a free repair kit.

Units: About 64,000

Consumer Directions and Contact

What Do I Do if My Product is Recalled?

Generac toll-free at 888-391-0503 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.generac.com/GPenhancements or www.generac.com and click on “Important Recall Information” at the top of the page for more information.

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