The recall is for Genie models: PowerMax 1200 and 1500, and Genie Pro screw drive models TriloG 1200 and 1500. The garage openers are gray and have a rating of 3/4 HPc for the models ending in 1200 and 1 HPc for the models ending in 1500. The word “Genie” and the model name appear on both sides of the opener. The serial numbers are printed on a label located on the side opposite to the light. Serial numbers for the recalled units start with the following five numbers:
Genie Serial Number Genie Serial Number Genie Pro Serial Number
11214 11347 11214
11215 11348 11313
11235 12006 11332
11256 12018 11336
11298 12019 11347
11311 12026 11348
11312 12027 11349
Genie has received reports of the control board overheating.
These units were sold at Lowes, Home Depot, and online at http://www.HomeDepot.com.
Thompson Garage Doors did NOT sell any affected units.
Consumers should immediately unplug the recalled garage door opener and contact Genie to receive a free repair kit.
For further details, see:
Consumer Product Safety Commission:
Genie Garage Door Openers:
NOTE: Federal Law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Consumer Product Safety Commission.