Total Tools—Detroit Generator(s)

PRA number

2014/13973

Published date

Product description

A.) 7.5KVA 15HP Recoil Start Generator

B.) 3.1KVA 2500W 6.5HP Recoil Start Generator
Identifying features
A.) Part # YW8000HECO B.) Part # DFD3000HS2

Other identifying numbers

A.) Part # YW8000HECO

B.) Part # DFD3000HS2

What are the defects?

Manufactured with a Multiple Earth Neutral (MEN) link between the neutral & earth without a Residual Current Device (RCD), which is non-compliant with safety clause 6 of AS2790 Electricity generating sets.

What are the hazards?

If a fault occurs in the unit or equipment the MEN, which is bonded to the frame, can cause the frame to become live with electrical current possibly causing an electric shock.

What should consumers do?

Cease using the product immediately. Customers should return their unit to the Total Tools store where purchased for rectification of the defect.

Supplier

Traders who sold this product

37 Total Tools franchised stores

Where the product was sold

Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria

Responsible regulator

Energy Safe (VIC) is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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