Generac Recalls Portable Generators Due to Serious Fire and Burn Hazards
September 15, 2023
This recall involves model B4363GS fuel tank replacement caps made by Kelch/Bemis for Briggs & Stratton portable generators that use a plastic non-vented fuel tank. The fuel tank replacement caps lack ventilation holes which allow pressure to build up in the fuel tank, posing a fire hazard. The fuel tank replacement caps are black and are missing the vent within the clear lens covering the fuel gauge. The fuel caps can be identified by visually inspecting the clear lens for a vent hole towards the bottom of the gauge.
This recall is something that all subrogation professionals should make note of. Additional information on the recall can be found at the Consumer Product Safety Commission website by clicking the button above.
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