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Recalls of Outdoor Cooking Products

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11. Fiesta Blue Ember Gas Grills

Fiesta Blue Ember FG50069-U409 Gas Grill
Fiesta Gas Grills LLC

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Health Canada, and Fiesta Gas Grills have announce a voluntary recall of 113,000 Fiesta Blue Ember Gas Grills models FG50045, FG50057, and FG50069 sold in the United States and Canada between November 2006 and May 2008. The problem relates to a potential fire hazard caused by the gas hose coming too close to the firebox. If you own this grill you are asked to discontinued usage until you have repaired the grill. Repairing the grill includes inspecting the gas hose and regulator to determine if there is damage and a replacement of the grills grease tray. DO NOT use this grill until these repairs have been made.

Please take this recall serious. 161 fires have been reported related to this defect and 9 injuries, 2 serious. The longer you wait to resolve this problem the more likely you are to have a serious accident.

The Blue Ember Gas Grill was subject to a previous recall in October of 2008. Blue Ember Gas grills are manufactured by Unisplendor Corp., and Keesung Corp., of China and imported by Fiesta Gas Grills of Dickson, Tennessee.

12. Perfect Flame Double Lid 4-Burner Gas Grill Model #GAC3615

Perfect Flame Double Lid 4-Burner (model #GAC3615)

This is a complete recall of 24,000  Perfect Flame GAC3615 made by Jiangxin Innovations (AKA Lucas Innovations, AKA BBQTek) and sold by Lowe's Home Improvement Stores between October 2007 and July 2008. Due to a concentration of magnesium used in the body of this grill the metal of the grill can catch fire and melt. There have been 175 reports of fires and 25 reports of grills melting. Since this is a complete recall you need to contact Lucas Innovations at (877) 385-8226 for information on a complete refund. It is vital that you do not use this grill.

13. Char-Broil 35,000 BTU Gas Grill Model# 463720108

Char-Broil 35,000 BTU Gas Grill Model# 463720108
Char-Broil LLC.
This recall affects about 400 Char-Broil Gas Grills made by Shenzhen Jinwoniu Trading Company LTD of China and sold at Mills Fleet Farm Stores between February 2008 and April 2008. The burner used in this gas grill is the wrong size and does not properly fit the manifold. This can cause gas leaks inside the grill. No incidents of this have been reported but owners of this grill are asked to call Char-Broil at (866) 671-7988 for a free replacement burner and installation instructions.

14. Broil King Sovereign and Signet Gas Grills

Broil King Sovereign 90 Gas Grill
Onward Manufacturing Company
Onward Manufacturing has announced a recall involving all models of the Signet, Sovereign and Sovereign XL Gas Grills. A design flaw caught by Consumer Reports testing can cause parts of the cookbox of the grill to melt during an excessive grease fire. A grease diverting baffle kit has been designed and is available now. If you own one of these grills (Model #'s starting with 986xxx, 987xxx, or 988xxx and Serial #'s starting with letters X, Y, or Z) you need to contact Broil King ((866) 434-7455 or email kit@omcbbq.com) about your free repair kit. A baffle installation video is also available. Under normal conditions the grill is safe to use. You are cautioned to turn off the grill should a grease fire occur and turn off the gas at the source.

15. Perfect Flame 4-Burner Model# 2518SL-LPG

Perfect Flame 4-Burner (model #2518SL-LPG) Gas Grill
Sagittarius Sporting Goods, a Chinese maker of sports equipment, has announced the recall of approximately 36,000 4-Burner gas grills sold under the Perfect Flame brand name exclusively through Lowe's Home Improvement Stores. These grills sold for about $400USD between September 2006 and February 2007. The problem with them is that the hose connecting the side burner to the manifold may be missing potentially causing a gas leak and fire. If you have this grill you are being asked to call (888) 804-7455 to schedule a service call on your gas grill.

16. Char-Broil 2-Burner Gas Grill Model# 463720407

Char-Broil 2-Burner Gas Grill Model 463720407
Char-Broil LLC.

This recall includes about 600 Char-Broil gas grills sold at Big Lots stores between January 2007 and March 2007. The heat diffuser for this grill is the wrong size and could cause the grill to overheat causing damage to the grill and could burn the operator. To rectify this problem, call Char-Broil at (866) 671-7988 for a free replacement heat diffuser.

17. Weber Genesis 320 Series Gas Grills

Weber Genesis E320 Gas Grill (Blue)
Weber-Stephen Products Co.

Weber is issuing a recall on all 2007 model Weber Genesis 320 Series gas grills. This includes any 2007 model Genesis gas grill with a side burner. The recall is to replace the fuel line to the side burner that may crack during shipping. Weber will get you a new hose and send someone out to put it on for you. If you, or someone you know has recently (since November) bought on of these grills, you need to read how to get your grill fixed.

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