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#147071 - 12/14/01 06:16 PM Recall of Porter-Cable Portable Generators
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WASHINGTON, D.C. - In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), DeVilbiss Air Power Co., of Jackson, Tenn., is voluntarily recalling about 600 Porter-Cable portable generators. A small hole in the generator's fuel tank, where it mounts to the frame, can leak fuel and pose a fire hazard to consumers.

DeVilbiss has received 10 reports of leaking fuel tanks, though no injuries have been reported.

The recalled gasoline-powered generators have the model number BSI550-W printed on the fuel tank between the handles. These generators also have the date code "09-10-01" printed on a bar code label on the gasoline tank support rail. The generators are red with a black fuel tank and have the brand "Porter-Cable" printed on the fuel tank.

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