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Northern Tool & Equipment recalls Powerhorse portable generators

The generators has a wiring error which can result in an electrical shock

Photo source: CPSC
Northern Tool & Equipment Company of Burnsville, Minn., is recalling about 3,640 Powerhorse 13000ES Portable Generators.

The generators have a wiring error which can result in an electrical shock to users.

The firm has received one report of an incorrect wiring connection. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves Northern Tool & Equipment Powerhorse 13000ES Portable Generator Model #799215.

The gasoline generator is blue with white Powerhorse logos, a black frame and two wheels. Powerhorse 13000ES is printed in white on the top front.

A list of the recalled serial numbers may be found here.

The serial number is located on the lower left of the frame.

The generators, manufactured in China, were sold at Northern Tool & Equipment stores nationwide and online at www.northerntool.com from July 2016, through September 2020, for about $1,850.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled generators and contact Northern Tool & Equipment to schedule a free repair by an authorized dealer.

Consumers may contact Powerhorse Product Support toll-free at (866) 443-2576 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday or online at www.northerntool.com and click on “Recall Products” at the bottom of the page for more information.

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