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Old 11-05-2017, 01:13 AM   #1
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Default RECALL: Kiddie Fire Extinguishers

The original small under the front passenger seat extinguisher may be a Kiddie extinguisher which could be under a recall. Also, some folks may have installed a larger extinguisher in the driver stepwell using the fire extinguisher bracket--may want to double-check that extinguisher.

The Kiddie website (second link below) is a bit confusing with three date time periods and two different model charts.

https://www.consumerreports.org/fire...uisher-recall/

https://inmarmarketaction.com/kidde/Kidde284US/
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Old 11-05-2017, 02:44 AM   #2
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Default Re: RECALL: Kiddie Fire Extinguishers

Two replacements are now (theoretically) on the way...

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Old 11-05-2017, 09:30 AM   #3
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Default Re: RECALL: Kiddie Fire Extinguishers

Do you have to send the old one back? If you have to pay for shipping it may be about the same to just buy a new one.
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Default Re: RECALL: Kiddie Fire Extinguishers

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Do you have to send the old one back? If you have to pay for shipping it may be about the same to just buy a new one.
If you visit the Kiddie site, you'll see that the process is:
(a) register your extinguisher(s), keep them in service until (b).
(b) they send you a/many new extinguishers
(c) you put old extinguishers in the "new" boxes and return them (they pay the freight)

That's standard safety recall procedure. No cost to customer

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Default Re: RECALL: Kiddie Fire Extinguishers

I believe this recall covers about 40 million units.
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