What's the Problem?
This recall affects ECHO EGi-2300 Watt Generators with model number EGi-2300 and a serial number between EU19483D010001 through EU21021N010180, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
"Echo has received four reports of the generator overheating or catching fire," CPSC said. "No injuries have been reported."
The model and serial number of the recalled generators is printed on the data label on the bottom left hand of the side panel. The generators are orange and black with “ECHO” and “EGi-2300” printed on the side.
The recalled Echo generators were sold online and at independent ECHO outdoor power equipment dealers nationwide from February 2020 through June 2021 for about $850.
If you purchased a generator that is affected by this recall, you should stop using it immediately and contact ECHO for instructions on how to obtain a free repair. ECHO is contacting all known purchasers directly.
This recall began on July 8, 2021.
Other Generator Recalls
- Powerhouse Generator Recall: February 24, 2021 - Northern Tool & Equipment Company Inc. recalled about 3,640 Powerhorse 13000ES Portable Generators that have a wiring error which can result in an electrical shock to users.
- Westinghouse Generator Recall: September 17, 2020 - MWE Investments recalled potentially defective Westinghouse Dual Fuel Portable Generators that can leak fuel, posing a fire and burn hazard.
- Honda Generator Recall: March 17, 2020 - American Honda Motor Company Inc. recalled about 340,000 portable generators which contain a potentially defective inverter assembly that can short circuit in the presence of salt water
Do I Have an Echo Generator Lawsuit?
The Products Liability Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Echo Generator Lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new injury and death cases in all 50 states.
If you or a loved one was injured by a recalled generator, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.