CPSC Recall - Issued 2/25/2014

Genie Recalls Garage Door Openers Due to Fire Hazard

Manufacturer: GMI Holdings, Inc., dba The Genie Company
Product: Garage Door Openers
Hazard: The control board can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
Injuries: Genie has received four reports of the control board overheating. No injuries have been reported.
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. Got to link for chart: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Genie-Recalls-Garage-Door-Openers/
Remedy: Repair
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.
Units: About 10,000 in the U.S. and 8,000 in Canada
Consumer Contact: : Genie at (800) 488-9918 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.geniecompany.com and click on “Recall Information” for more information.
Company Website: www.geniecompany.com