Generac and DR Power Power Washers Recalled Due to Dangerous Carbon Monoxide Threat
According to an online accident news report published on wnem.com, the U.S. Product Safety Commission has announced that approximately 53,000 Generac and DR Power electric power washers are being recalled due to Carbon Monoxide danger.
The U.S. Product Safety Commission states that customers who purchased the recalled power washers must promptly remove their battery and only use the power washer after starting it using the pull-start option. The problem involves a defect in the product's electronic start/stop button located on the electric pressure washers. The defect can cause the pressure washer to malfunction, resulting in the washer self-starting. If the machine starts on its own, this poses a risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.
So far, the company has reported nine incidents of pressure washers self-starting and operating on their own and without being attached to a water supply. The recall announcement states that there haven't been any injuries or deaths reported so far.
The power washers were retailed from February 2018 until the end of February 2022 at most national home improvement stores and online stores such as Amazon, Home Depot, Lowe's, Menards, and Walmart.
The recall online affects model numbers
- G0071430, and
Generac stated that it would assist customers with recalled power washers once they have set up an appointment through an authorized dealer. The company will replace the defective start/stop switch on the power washer at no charge to the customer.
For information, visit www.Generac.com/about-us/product-recall-notifications/ and click on the recall announcement.
Legal Help for Victims of Defective Products
If you or a loved on have been injured due to a defective product, you may be qualified to recover monetary compensation for your losses and injuries. Contact our firm for your free case review and protect your legal rights by calling Montlick Injury Attorneys Nationwide, 24/7, at 1-800-LAW-NEED (1-800-529-6333). Our Accident Injury Lawyers in Georgia are here to listen, understand your situation, and advise you.
We Know What It Takes To Win!™
If you or a loved one suffered an injury, contact Montlick Injury Attorneys, for your free consultation today. Our law firm has been representing those who suffer serious injuries or lost a loved one in an accident for over 38 years. Our trial attorneys have recovered billions of dollars for our personal injury clients through negotiated settlements, litigation/lawsuits, settlement of lawsuits, jury verdicts, mediation, and arbitration awards.
Please visit our Montlick Injury Attorneys reviews to see what our clients have to say about our commitment to exceptional service.
No matter where you are located, our attorneys are just a phone call away, and we will even come to you. Call us nationwide 24 hours day/7 days a week for your Free Consultation at 1-800-LAW-NEED (1-800-529-6333), or simply dial #WIN (#946) from your mobile phone. You can also visit us online at Montlick.com and use our Free Case Evaluation Form or Free 24-hour live chat.
Montlick Injury Attorneys
17 Executive Park Dr NE
Atlanta, GA 30329, United States
Hours: Open 24 hours
Phone: (404) 529-6333
Toll Free: (800) 529-6333
RMH6+38 Atlanta, Georgia, USA