Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Subaru Portable Gasoline Generators Recalled by Robin America Due to Fire, Burn Hazards

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Recall date: July 23, 2013
Recall number: 13-247
Product and Serial Number location for Subaru SGX3500, SGX5000 and SGX7500 generators recalled by Robin America.
Recall Summary
Name of product:
Portable Generators
The fuel tank can leak, posing a fire or burn hazard.
Consumer Contact:
Robin America Inc., toll-free at (866) 664-1363 from 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online and click on Recall at the bottom of the page for more information.
Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details

In conjunction with
About 4,100 units in the United States and 490 units in Canada
The recalled portable gasoline generators are Subaru models SGX3500, SGX5000 and SGX7500. They have yellow fuel tanks and black frames with collapsible handles. The word “Subaru” is on the fuel tank and is on the control panel under the Subaru logo. The Product, or Spec, number and serial number are on the end of the fuel tank above the wheels. Generators with the following product numbers and serial numbers are being recalled:

Model No. Prod/Spec No.DescriptionSerial No.
SGX3500RGR350230203500-watt generator1000243 to 1000481
1000723 to 1000962
1000988 to 1001745
SGX5000RGR500230205000-watt generator1000665 to 1000875
1001089 to 1001300
1001326 to 1002049
1002506 to 1002929
SGX7500RGR750230207500-watt generator1000229 to 1000427
1000629 to 1000828
1000889 to 1001937
1001950 to 1002150
1002823 to 1003216
Robin America has received four reports of fuel leakage. No injuries or property damage have been reported.   
Consumers should immediately stop using the generators and contact Robin America to schedule a free repair.
Sold at
Authorized Subaru Power Equipment dealers nationwide, including authorized internet dealers, between September 2011 and January 2013 for approximately $920 to $1800.  
Robin America Inc., of Lake Zurich, Ill.
Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd., of Tokyo
Manufactured in

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