Makita (Australia) PTY LTD—Makita Generators G1100 and G1700i

Identifying features

Model G1100 and model G1700i

What are the defects?

Affected units may develop cracks around the fuel tank outlet hose nipple, which can result in fuel leakage.

What are the hazards?

Fuel leakage presents a fire risk.

What should consumers do?

Owners should immediately cease using models G1100 & G1700i and contact Makita (Australia) PTY LTD on 1300 361 690 between 8 am and 5 pm (EST) to arrange a free-of-charge modification. Spare parts will be available from 15 November 2010.

Traders who sold this product

Specialist retail stores

Where the product was sold
Nationally
Dates available for sale
  • 1 September 2003 - 1 February 2009

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
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