Yamaha Recalls Portable Generators Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
Name of product: 2018 and 2019 Yamaha EF2000iS portable generators
Hazard: The portable generator's fuel tank can leak gasoline, posing fire and burn hazards.
Recall date: November 26, 2019
Units: About 10,100
Consumer Contact: Yamaha toll-free at 866-788-7398 anytime or online at www.yamahamotorsports.com or www.yamahamotorsports.com/power-product and click on the CPSC Alerts tab at the bottom of the page for more information.
Description: This recall involves model 2018 and 2019 Yamaha EF2000iS portable generators, with serial numbers range 4543288 through 4553706. The blue generators have Yamaha and the model name printed on the control panel. The serial number can be found on a label below the exhaust outlet on the left side.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled generators and contact a Yamaha Power Products dealer to schedule a free repair. Yamaha is contacting all registered owners directly.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Sold At: Exclusively at Yamaha Motorsports dealers nationwide from June 2018 through October 2019 for about $900.
Manufacturer: Yamaha Motor Powered Products Co., Shizuoka Japan
Distributor: Yamaha Motor Corporation U.S.A. of Kennesaw, Ga.
Manufactured In: Japan