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Old 11-03-2017, 11:21 AM   #1
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Default Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall

Check the fire extinguisher in your Hi-Lo immediately!

There is a recall on Kidde fire extinguishers. Our 2310H has one that is on their list. It is a Model M5P but yours may be different. They are subject to failure and Kidde will replace them at no cost.

Here is the link to their recall:https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/kidde-recalls-fire-extinguishers-with-plastic-handles-due-to-failure-to-discharge-and

Go to the bottom of the page where the Push Button models are listed. If your extinguisher is listed go to Kidde Home Safety and click on the recall. Follow the instructions.

Also, check other extinguishers you may have around home to see if they are in the lists.
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Old 11-03-2017, 11:04 PM   #2
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Default Saw this on the world news and another camping site.

Sure enough the one we have in our home is a Kiddie. Tomorrow DH will check the HiLo. Glad you posted this.
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Rich, I couldn't get your link to work. I did an internet search and found this one: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/ki...-discharge-and

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Rich, I couldn't get your link to work. I did an internet search and found this one: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/ki...-discharge-and

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Thanks Jack, I don't know what happened there, but your link is working.
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Just go to Kidde Home Safety.
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Old 11-17-2017, 11:38 AM   #6
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The replacement extinguisher for the Hi-Lo was delivered today. It closely fits the old bracket so I don't think I will have to change it out, but I will hang onto the new one just in case. There are instructions for sending the old one back in the packaging that the new one was shipped it. There is a prepaid FedEx shipping label included.

This extinguisher has a metal nozzle and a dial gauge which both are improvements over the old extinguisher.
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Glad to hear you got your's Rich. Mine is supposedly on the way too. Hope the new one will fit in the old place like you say yours does.

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Glad to hear you got your's Rich. Mine is supposedly on the way too. Hope the new one will fit in the old place like you say yours does.

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I have two different models, both on the recall list and replacements on the way. It will be interesting to see how the new ones differ from the old.
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My new Kidde extinguisher arrived yesterday. The neck of the new one is 1.3 inch and the original Kidde's neck is 1.1 inch (wouldn't fit.) I modified the Hi-Lo's box that holds the extinguisher by cutting out the box's neck and mid section and then installing the holder that came with the new Kidde.
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I FINALLY got my replacemant extinguisher two days ago! Like Dee, I'm able to modify the original mount to hold the new one. I widened the neck holder with a Dremel tool and then cut out the original hoider projections since the new extinguisher is wider overall. Then, I shaped a 2x2 piece of pine to move the base of the holder up, since the new extinguisher is shorter. Finally, I cut two slots in the back of the holder so that a velcro strap would work to hold the new extinguisher in place.

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