Name of product:
Generac Portable Generators- Generac® and DR® 6500 Watt and 8000 Watt portable generators.
This recall involves 6500-watt and 8000-watt Generac portable generators with unit type numbers XT8000E XT8000EFI, GP6500, GP6500E, GP8000E and HomeLink 6500E portable generators, and DR models PRO 6500M and PRO 6500E portable generators.
This recall also involves all of these generators listed above purchased after July 29, 2021 through November 3, 2022.
Hazard: Finger Amputation and Crushing Injury
An unlocked handle can pinch consumers’ fingers against the generator frame when the generator is moved, posing finger amputation and crushing hazards.
Remedy: Stop use & Repair Kit
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled portable generators, unless the locking pin has been inserted to secure the handle in place before and after moving the generator, and contact Generac for a free repair kit.