AUSTIN, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) - Honda has issued a recall for about 200,000 of their portable generators due to reports of fuel leaks. The recall involves their Honda EU2200i, EU2200i Companion and EB2200i portable generators, sold with a red or a camoflauge cover.
Honda said in the recall they have received 19 reports of fuel leaking from the fuel valve, which can pose fire and burn hazards. No injuries have been reported.
The units were sold at authorized Honda Power Equipment dealers, Home Depot stores, and other home improvement stores nationwide and online from February 2018 to February 2019. The retail price of each unit according to the recall was $1,100 to $1,300.
Customers are advised to immediately stop using the generator and contact their local authorized Honda Power Equipment service dealer to schedule a free repair. According to the recall notice, Honda is also contacting all known purchasers directly.
Customers can also call Honda toll free at 888-888-3139 Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET. More information can also be found by going to powerequipment.honda.com and clicking on "Recalls and Updates" at the bottom of the page.