Lekker Recalls Patriot Power Generators Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively Online at 4Patriots.com
The recall involves the 1,500 watt Patriot Power Generators. The generators were sold in black or dark blue with “Patriot Power Generator” printed on the right side of the unit. The recalled generators have serial numbers U14040001 through U14041092 and U14110001 through U14111092 printed on a sticker in the upper right hand corner of the rear panel of the unit. The generators measure about 18 inches long by 10 inches wide by 12 inches tall.
HazardThe battery sold with the generator can catch fire, posing a fire hazard to the user or bystanders.
IncidentsLekker has received 13 reports of generator fires, two reports of generators that began to smoke and one report of an unusual noise or odor from the generator. No injuries have been reported.
Consumer ActionConsumers should immediately stop using the recalled generators and contact 4Patriots for instructions on receiving a free replacement generator.