Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Safety Alert

American Honda Recalls Portable Generators Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

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.

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: Thai Honda, of Thailand

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

Manufactured In: Thailand