Kohler portable generator recall
October 13, 2016
Health Canada and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission have issued a joint recall of certain Kohler portable generators because of a wiring error that could result in a shock risk if an electrical device is plugged into the generator. Approximately 230 units of the recalled products were sold across Canada and approximately 5,200 units in the U.S.
The recalled models include: PRO3.7, PRO3.7E, PRO5.2, PRO5.2E, and GEN5.0 with Spec Number PA-GEN50-3003. Only generators with serial number 4528733735 or lower, and a manufacture date prior to 06/2016, are included in the recall. The affected products are CSA certified with CSA certification file number 261378. The units were made in China and sold through authorized Kohler distributors and dealers from June 2014 through May 2016.
Users are instructed to stop using the recalled generators and contact Kohler to schedule a free repair by the closest authorized dealer.