Monthly Archives: March 2014

GENIE RECALLS GARAGE DOOR OPENERS DUE TO FIRE RISK

recalled-garage-door-022614The 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
11313                                          12034
11326                                          12036
11327                                          12037
11336                                         12038
11332                                         12058
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:
http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Genie-Recalls-Garage-Door-Openers/
Genie Garage Door Openers:
http://www.geniecompany.com/recall.aspx
Home Depot:
http://www.homedepot.com/c/Product_Recalls?storeId=10051&langId=-1&catalogId=10053&redAB=B&searchRedirect=genie+recall&cm_sp=searchredirect%2d%5f%2dproduct%5frecall%2d%5f%2dx%2d%5f%2dx&NCNI-5

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.

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