The recalled portable generators have "Powermate 5500" printed on the side of the black generator with wheels. These generators were sold under the model name Sx5500 and model number PM0125500. Both are printed on a plate on the rear of the generators with serial numbers of the recalled units ranging from K003xxxxxQ through K090xxxxxQ.
Pramac America has received 51 reports of fuel filter leakage. No fires or injuries have been reported.
Consumers should stop using these recalled portable generators and contact Pramac America to receive a free repair kit including a replacement filter, hose and hose clamps for fuel line.
Home Depot stores in northeast, mid-west and southeast United States from February 2012 through August 2012 for about $550.
Pramac America LLC, of Kearney, Neb.
Am Pride Chongqing Senci IMP & EXP Trade Co., of China