PhotoAmerican Honda Motor Company of Torrance, Calif., is recalling about 34,000 Honda portable generators.

The carburetor can leak gasoline, posing fire and burn hazards.

The company has received 38 reports of fuel leakage from the generators. No fires or injuries have been reported.

This recall involves Honda portable gasoline generators with model numbers EB2800i and EG2800i with a red front cover and a black metal frame.

The EB2800i has a silver-colored control panel and the EG2800i has a black-colored control panel. “HONDA” and the generator model number are printed on the control panel.

The serial number is located on a lower black metal frame towards the rear of the generator.

The following model numbers, serial numbers and production date ranges are included in this recall:


Serial Number Range

Production Date Range


EAAA -1000037 thru 1015421

2016/07/31 -2017/09/19


EABA -2000047 thru 2020152

2016/07/29 -2017/09/20


The generators, manufactured in the U.S., were sold at authorized Honda Power Equipment dealers and Home Depot stores nationwide from September 2016, through November 2017, for about $1,150.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled generators and contact a local authorized Honda Power Equipment service dealer to schedule a free inspection and repair.

Consumers may contact American Honda toll-free at 888-888-3139 from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday or online at and click on “Recalls and Updates” at the bottom of the page for more information.

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