Name of Product: Patriot Power Generator 1500
Hazard: The battery originally sold with the generator can catch fire, posing fire hazards to the user.
Consumers should immediately stop using the generator and contact the 4Patriots Customer Care Center for instructions on how to receive a free replacement.
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Consumer Contact: 4Patriots Customer Care toll-free at 1-800-680-8504 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or online at www.[webaddress].com and click on “Recall Notice” for more information.
Description: This recall involves all Patriot Power Generator 1500 electrical power backup units. The model name is printed on the side of the generator. The brand name “Patriot Power Generator” is printed on the front and left side of the unit. These generators are black or dark blue in color and measure approximately 18″ long x 10″ wide x 12″ high. The affected units were manufactured between November 1, 2014, and April 30, 2015. The serial number is printed on a sticker in the upper right hand portion of the back panel of the unit. Serial numbers for the affected units are within the following ranges:
U14040001 – U14041092
U14110001 – U14111092
Incidents/Injuries: Lekker has received 10 reports of customer-owned units that have either emitted smoke or caught fire. Two additional incidents occurred at the distributor’s facilities. No injuries have been reported.
Sold by: 4Patriots, LLC, at [WEBSITE] from November 2014 through April 2015 for approximately $2,000.00 each.
Importer/Distributor: Lekker, LLC of Lindon, Utah.
Manufactured in: China
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