IMPORTANT: Voluntary Recall of Makita Portable Generator
Models G1100/GE1100 and G1700i/GE1700i with a possibility of leaking fuel.
As a result of strict internal quality control monitoring there is a possibility that during transportation fuel leakages can occur due to the outlet nipple breaking off the fuel tank of our portable generators.
A replacement part is available and we will be replacing the affected part free of charge. Therefore, customers who have purchased and are using any of these generators please stop using them and contact Makita directly via the details provided below.
Makita G1700i and G1100
Dolmar GE1700i and GE1100
Produced between September 2003 to February 2009
Location of Serial Number Label
Generator serial number label is located on the right hand side when viewed from the control panel. However, on some products it is located on the rear cover, please refer to the following.
Brand Model Product Number Serial Number of Affected Units (7 digit)
Makita G1700i RAS170XXXXX #3000003 3000688
#8000001 - 8004382
Makita G1100 RGS170XXXXX #4000001 4000376
#9000001 - 9000487
Owners of these types and models of generators must stop using them immediately and contact Makita via the details below.
If you are a dealer and you wish to display this information for your customers in your shop, please find the above information available to download as a PDF.
Makita UK Ltd