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Re: Fire Extinguisher Recall

Postby Don McCombs » Mon Dec 04, 2017 6:45 pm

John, when did you submit your request for replacement? Thanks.
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Re: Fire Extinguisher Recall

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:49 pm

Don McCombs wrote:John, when did you submit your request for replacement? Thanks.
Nov. 6, same day Eugene posted the notice.
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Re: Fire Extinguisher Recall

Postby RonT » Sun Dec 10, 2017 7:42 pm

I got the first of four replacement fire extinguishers on Friday. They want the old one back and provide the box and prepaid shipping label.
The new one has all metal handles and lever. Same size and rating.
Pretty nice for trading in a 20 year old one!

Three more to go.

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Re: Fire Extinguisher Recall

Postby Bob McCarty » Mon Dec 11, 2017 10:10 am

Received an email from Kidde stating my replacements are on back order.
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Re: Fire Extinguisher Recall

Postby Don McCombs » Mon Dec 11, 2017 11:45 am

I got the same message this morning.
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Re: Fire Extinguisher Recall

Postby RonT » Mon Dec 11, 2017 1:00 pm

I just got the same email - lucky to get one now.

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Re: Fire Extinguisher Recall

Postby RonT » Fri Dec 15, 2017 4:14 pm

I just got two more replacement fire extinguishers from Kidde via FedEx. Unfortunately, one of the boxes was heavily damaged on the end. When I took opened the inner box, it had the extinguishing agent (powder) all over in the box. The metal operating handle sill had the pin and seal intact but had bent down almost to the cylinder allowing the "burp" that dusted the inside of the box.
30 minutes on the phone with Kidde and I have yet another extinguisher on the way to replace the damaged new one.
They asked me to pack the box tightly with extra Styrofoam on the valve end to prevent it from happening again. I offered to discharge the extinguisher but they want to see it in an unmolested state to evaluate the valve pinning system.

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Re: Fire Extinguisher Recall

Postby Pompiere » Sun Dec 17, 2017 2:18 pm

I submitted for my two on Nov. 9 and they arrived this week. I got one, then the second one came a few days after the "sorry for the wait" email. I'll box up the old ones and send them out tomorrow.

One was a commercial model and the other was for home use, but outside of the boxes, I can't see any difference. They are both 3A, 40BC rating and look identical.

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Re: Fire Extinguisher Recall

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Sun Dec 17, 2017 3:44 pm

Received my last 2 Friday.
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Re: Fire Extinguisher Recall

Postby Don McCombs » Thu Dec 21, 2017 2:19 pm

Got a FedEx notice that my replacement extinguisher will be delivered Saturday.
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Re: Fire Extinguisher Recall

Postby Don McCombs » Sat Dec 23, 2017 5:05 pm

New extinguisher arrived today. :{_}:
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Re: Fire Extinguisher Recall

Postby Stalkcutter » Fri Jan 05, 2018 2:35 pm

I had two extinguishers on the recall list. Called Kidde in mid December with my info. Got new replacements 1/4/18 via FedEx.

Thanks for the heads up!

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Re: Fire Extinguisher Recall

Postby Bob McCarty » Fri Jan 05, 2018 3:05 pm

My three arrived yesterday.
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