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From the CPSC website:

http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Genie-Recalls-Garage-Door-Openers/


Recall Summary

Name of product: Garage door openers
Hazard: The control board can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
Units

About 10,000 in the U.S. and 8,000 in Canada
Description

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. The serial numbers are printed on a label located on the side opposite to the light. Serial numbers for the recalled units start with the following five numbers:

Genie Serial Number Genie Serial Number Genie Pro Serial Number 11214
11347 11214 11215 11348 11313 11235 12006 11332 11256 12009 11336 11298 12018 11347 11311 12019 11348 11312 12026 11349 11313 12027 11326 12034 11327 12036 11336 12037 11332 12038
12058 Incidents/Injuries

Genie has received four reports of the control board overheating. No injuries have been reported.
Remedy

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.
Sold at

Canadian Tire, Carter Lumber, Lowes, Menards, The Home Depot, and other retailers and distributors nationwide and online at homedepot.com from August 2011 through October 2012 for about $250.
Manufacturer

GMI Holdings, Inc., dba The Genie Company, of Mt. Hope, Ohio
Manufactured in

United States
Check out any you may have installed recently. :thumbup:
 

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Perhaps the CSPC should enforce manufacturers to have AFCI male end plugs.

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