Rollover Valve Replacement

IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTICE. Generac Power Systems, Inc. announces the recall of 2011 – 2023 Generac portable generators – type GP15000E and type GP17500E. If you own a Generac portable generator that is included in the safety recall, please continue to “Get Started” and provide the needed information.


Generac Recalls Portable Generators Due to Serious Fire and Burn Hazards

Release Date: September 14, 2023
Recall Number: 23-288

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Generac and DR Power Portable Generators

Hazard:The recalled generators’ fuel tank can fail to vent adequately from the rollover valve, causing the gas tank to build up excess pressure and expel fuel when opened, posing fire and burn hazards.

Remedy: Repair

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled generators and contact Generac for a free repair kit.

Consumer Contact:

Generac toll-free at 888-391-0503 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at or and click on “Important Recall Information” in the footer for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 64,000

Description: This recall involves Generac Portable Generators type GP15000E, with model numbers G0057341, G0057342, 005734R1, and 005734R2, and type GP17500E, with model numbers G0057351, G0057352, 005735R1, and 005735R2. “Generac” and the unit type are printed on both sides of the tank and on the control panel of the generators. The model number is printed on a label on the heat shield between the engine and alternator of the generator. This recall also includes DR Power Portable Generators type PROXL17500DP with model numbers GP117KWDEN and GP117KWDENR. Consumers can also visit to see if their specific unit type and model number are included in this recall. Unit type and model numbers include:

Unit Type Model Numbers
GP15000E G0057341
GP17500E G0057351


Incidents/Injuries: Generac has received reports of 29 incidents of the generators overheating and pressurizing or expelling fuel when opened, including three incidents resulting in severe burn injuries.

Sold at: Major home improvement and hardware stores nationwide and on various websites from April 2011 through June 2023 for between $3,300 and $3,650.

Manufacturer: Generac Power Systems Inc., of Waukesha, Wisconsin

Manufactured In: United States

Note: Health Canada's press release is available at:


Product Photo of GP15000E
Recalled Generac GP15000E Portable Generator

Product photo of GP17500E
Recalled Generac GP17500E Portable Generator

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About the U.S. CPSC

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product-related incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.
Federal law prohibits any person from selling products subject to a Commission ordered recall or a voluntary recall undertaken in consultation with the CPSC.

For lifesaving information:

Please allow 6-8 weeks for receipt of your repair kit.