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Re: Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall -
« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2017, 08:07:37 AM »
I got 3...
I had to get a professional-grade extinguisher to get insurance for my restoration business; they are definitely better quality!  But...I have to take it in once a year for certification.  They take one look at it, write a new tag and charge me $10. 

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Re: Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall -
« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2017, 12:31:48 PM »
In a quick search I found two more, four total, and entered all in the recall data base. It was relatively easy and I had no problems. You get a recall number and a potential replacement date (2 to 3 weeks). Now that it's day time, I got two more cars to check.
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Re: Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall -
« Reply #3 on: November 04, 2017, 04:29:03 PM »
5 of my 6 Kidde Fire Extinguishers were accepted. I also have 2 push button Extinguishers from BRK Electronics (not affected by recall). 8 total, 2 in the enclosed car trailer, 1 in the garage, 1 on the patio and 4 in the house. My submission resulted in a message about my replacements: "It should arrive within 15-20 business days."

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Re: Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall -
« Reply #4 on: November 04, 2017, 08:50:10 PM »
Looks like mine was affected too.  I should log on here more often never know what you can learn.
I've just been way to busy with other projects of late...
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Re: Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall -
« Reply #5 on: November 04, 2017, 10:10:17 PM »
IIRC the recall was for over 30,000,000 units.
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Re: Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall -
« Reply #6 on: November 05, 2017, 12:40:11 AM »
IIRC the recall was for over 30,000,000 units.
Counting Canada, around 40,000,000. Figure $20 to make, $10 to ship - that's $1,200,000,000, if all are replaced.
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