Name of product:
Garage door openers
The control board can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
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.
About 10,000 in the U.S. and 8,000 in CanadaDescription
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|
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, OhioManufactured in