Lake Zurich, Ill.-based Robin Subaru has recalled several models of its SGX portable gasoline generators because the fuel tank can leak, posing a fire or burn hazard. The recalled Subaru models are SGX3500, SGX5000 and SGX7500.
The affected models 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.
The company estimated there about 4,100 affected units in the United States and 490 units in Canada. Consumers should immediately stop using this product and contact Robin America to schedule a free repair. Robin America may be reached toll-free at (866) 664-1363 from 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern time Monday through Friday, or online at www.subarupower.com. Click on Recall at the bottom of the page for more information.