Generators Recalled by J.D. North America Due to Explosion, Fire, Burn Hazards
More than 12,000 generators are impacted by this recall
J.D. North America (JD) has issued a recall that involves approximately 12,300 All Power portable gasoline generators with model numbers APGG6000 and APGG7500. The fuel tank can leak, posing explosion, fire and burn hazards.
JD has received 21 reports of fuel leakage. No injuries or property damage have been reported to date.
The affected black and red generators have a black fuel tank on top of the units. Model APGG6000 generators are rated at 6,000 watts and have UPC 8 4676600055 3 and serial number JD29014S18035 through JD29014U020742.
Model APGG7500 generators are rated at 7,500 watts and have UPC 8 4676600056 0 and serial number JD42014S16027 through JD42014T210606.
The model number is located on both sides of the unit. The UPC code and serial number can be found on a silver plate on the upper right hand-side of the back side panel.
The defective generators were sold at Big Sandy Superstores, Family Farm & Home, Inc., Home Owners Bargain Outlet, Mills Fleet Farm Corp., Nexcom West Coast and other stores nationwide, and online at Bluestem.com, BrandsmartUSA.com, HomeDepot.com, hoboonline.com, jbtoolsales.com and other online retailers from March of 2014 through May of 2016 for between $510 and $725.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled generators and contact J.D. North America to schedule a free replacement fuel tank, including installation.
For further information, owners can contact J.D. North America at (844) 287-4655.