Genie Recalls Garage Door Openers

Published 02/26 2014 07:30AM

Updated 02/26 2014 07:40AM

Genie Recalls about 10,000 Garage Door Openers.
The control board can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
This recall involves Genie, models PowerMax 1200 and 1500, and Genie Pro, models TriloG 1200 and 1500, screw drive garage door openers. The garage openers are gray and have a rating of ¾ HPc for the models ending in 1200 and 1 HPc for the models ending in 1500. "Genie" and the model name appear on both sides of the opener.
They were sold at Canadian Tire, Carter Lumber, Lowes, Menards, The Home Depot, and other retailers and distributors nationwide and online at from August 2011 through October 2012 for about $250.
Consumers should immediately stop using and unplug the recalled garage car opener and contact Genie to receive a free repair kit, which includes a new control board and installation instructions.
Consumer Contact: Genie at (800) 488-9918 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at and click on "Recall Information" for more information.

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