Kohler branded Gasoline Engine Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Washington: Kohler branded Gasoline Engine Recall [US]Kohler Engines, a Kohler, Wisconsin establishment, recalls an estimated 24,000 Kohler branded Gasoline Engines due to suspected fuel leakage and consequential risk of fire, injury, burn and property damage, all serious health and safety hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/sciz30iw85e

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Kohler-Recalls-Gasoline-Engines-Due-to-Risk-of-Fuel-Leak-and-Fire-Hazard-Recall-Alert

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves Kohler Gasoline Engine models SH265, CH245, CH255, CH270, CH395, CH440, and ECH440.

  • The recalled Engines are used in a variety of outdoor power equipment including log splitters, generators, wood chippers, stump grinders, pressure washers, water pumps and snowbrushes and were also sold separately. Model numbers, spec numbers, serial numbers, and build dates are printed on a silver label attached to the lower-right side of the engine, as follows:
    • Engine model: SH265, sold with serial numbers ranging from 4728550948 to 4732118148 with spec numbers, SH265-3140, SH265-3143, SH265-3011, SH265-3128, SH265-3142, SH265-3136 or SH265-3132 and build dates ranging from 10/09/2017 and 11/22/2017
    • Engine model: CH245, sold with serial numbers ranging from 4731015018 to 4731015028 with a spec number of CH245-3152 and build dates ranging from 10/09/2017 and 11/22/2017
    • Engine model: CH255, sold with serial numbers ranging from 4728230828 to 4731916008 with spec numbers CH255-3152 and CH255-3163 and build dates ranging from 10/09/2017 and 11/22/2017
    • Engine model: CH270, sold with serial numbers ranging from 4729141788 to 4729141838 with a spec number of CH270-3184 and build dates ranging from 10/09/2017 and 11/22/2017
    • Engine model: CH395, sold with serial numbers ranging from 4728404818 to 4732437218 with spec numbers, CH395-3149, CH395-3021, CH395-3041, CH395-3185, CH395-3189 or CH395-3188 and build dates ranging from 10/09/2017 and 11/22/2017
    • Engine model: CH440, sold with serial numbers ranging from 4728315318 to 4732420848 with spec numbers CH440-3021, CH440-3134, CH440-3149, CH440-3197, CH440-3031, CH440-3029, CH440-3041, CH440-3154, CH440-3158 or CH440-3204 and build dates ranging from 10/09/2017 and 11/22/2017
    • Engine model: ECH440, sold with serial numbers ranging from 4730606738 to 4732420858 with a spec number of ECH440-3011 and build dates ranging from 10/09/2017 and 11/22/2017

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled products can be found on the Web site/sites listed above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the Engines have a faulty fuel cap, which can allow over-pressurization in the fuel tank, posing a risk of a fuel leak and fire hazard.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Kohler Engines toll-free at 1-877-333-3948 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Central Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.kohlerengines.com and click on the “Contact” link for more information or by e-mail at EngineFieldService@kohler.com.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Gasoline Engines, please search for “engine” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Burn or Scald hazards, please search for “burn” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Fire hazards, please search for “fire” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to products made, marketed and/or sold by Kohler Engines, please search for “Kohler Engines” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 18-721
Recalls Direct RIN: 9804-2018
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