PRODUCT RECALL: Kohler Automatic Transfer Switches for Kohler Generators

Name of Product:

Kohler 100-amp service-entrance automatic transfer switches

Hazard:

Transfer switch can fail and overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:

Repair

Recall date:

May 23, 2018

Units:

About 6,600

Consumer Contact:

Kohler at 800-892-7709 from 7:30am to 5:00pm CT Monday through Friday, email at [email protected] or online at www.kohlergenerators.com and click on “Voluntary Recall” for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Kohler 100-amp service entrance rated automatic transfer switches used with Kohler brand residential and commercial generators. “Kohler” is printed on the outside panel. Model number RXT-JFNC 100ASE and the serial number are printed on a nameplate located on the inside cover of the unit.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately contact an authorized Kohler service representative or Kohler directly to schedule a free repair.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold at:

Authorized Kohler distributors and dealers nationwide from February 2012 through January 2018 for about $530.

Manufacturer(s):

Kohler Power Systems, of Kohler, Wis.

Importer(s):

Kohler Power Systems, of Kohler, Wis.

Distributor(s):

Kohler Power Systems, of Kohler, Wis.

Manufactured in:

United States

Recall Number:

18-165

Kohler has recalled automatic transfer switches for Kohler generators due to a possible fire hazard.

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