What are the defects?
Improper use of the accessory plug used with the type of 12 volt DC battery charging socket installed on the generator may allow the respective 12 volt accessory plug to be forcefully inserted into the 240 volt AC outlet socket with risk of electrocution.
What should consumers do?
Owners or operators should immediately cease using the generator and contact Makita (Australia) Pty Ltd on 1300 361 690 between 8.30am and 5.00pm (EST) weekdays to arrange free of charge modification.
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.