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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Garage door openers

Hazard:

The control board can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Consumer Contact:

Genie at (800) 488-9918 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online atwww.geniecompany.com and click on “Recall Information” for more information.

Units

About 10,000 in the U.S. and 8,000 in Canada

Description

This recall involves Genie, models PowerMax 1200 and 1500, and Genie Pro, models TriloG 1200 and 1500, screw drive garage door openers. The garage openers are gray and have a rating of ¾ HPc for the models ending in 1200 and 1 HPc for the models ending in 1500. “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

12009

11336

11298

12018

11347

11311

12019

11348

11312

12026

11349

11313

12027

 

11326

12034

 

11327

12036

 

11336

12037

 

11332

12038

 

 

12058

 

Incidents/Injuries

Genie has received four reports of the control board overheating. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using and unplug the recalled garage car opener and contact Genie to receive a free repair kit, which includes a new control board and installation instructions.

Sold at

Canadian Tire, Carter Lumber, Lowes, Menards, The Home Depot, and other retailers and distributors nationwide and online at homedepot.com from August 2011 through October 2012 for about $250.

Manufacturer

GMI Holdings, Inc., dba The Genie Company, of Mt. Hope, Ohio

Manufactured in

United States

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