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Saber Grills Recalls Grills

Name of product:
Gas grills and liquid propane (LP) regulators
Hazard:

The grills’ LP regulator can allow gas to flow at a higher pressure than intended, which can result in a gas leak and flame burst from the burner knobs, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
September 26, 2017
Recall number:
17-233
Consumer Contact:

Saber Grills toll-free at 866-671-7988 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET Saturday, or online at recall.sabergrills.com for more information.

Recall Details

In Conjunction With:
Description:

This recall involves Model RA329 LP regulators with a date code in the range of 1120 to 1344, which were:

  • sold with certain SABER LP grills, warranty part kits, and natural gas to LP conversion kits;
  • installed as warranty or service parts in certain other SABER LP grills; or
  • installed in SABER natural gas grills and burners if they have been converted to use LP instead of natural gas.

The model number of the grill is located on a rating label located on the underside of the grease tray. The regulator date code is stamped on the regulator adjacent to the gas tank connection, and the regulator model number is on the center of the regulator. Model numbers included in this recall are listed below.

 

LIQUID PROPANE (LP) GRILLS
MODEL NUMBER GRILL DESCRIPTION
R33CC0312 SABER® 330 LP Cast Grill with Stainless Insert
R33SC0012 SABER® 330 LP Stainless Grill
R33SC0012-A1 SABER® 330 LP Stainless Grill – Partially Assembled w/ Cover
R33SC0012-A2 SABER® 330 LP Stainless Grill – Partially Assembled w/o Cover
R50CC0312 SABER® 500 LP Cast Grill with Stainless Insert
R50CC0612 SABER® 500 LP Cast Grill with Porcelain Insert
R50SC0012 SABER® 500 LP Stainless Grill
R50SC0012-A1 SABER® 500 LP Stainless Grill – Partially Assembled w/ Cover
R50SC0012-A2 SABER® 500 LP Stainless Grill – Partially Assembled w/o Cover
R67SC0012 SABER® 670 LP Stainless Grill
R67SC0012-A1 SABER® 670 LP Stainless Grill – Partially Assembled w/ Cover
R67SC0012-A2 SABER® 670 LP Stainless Grill – Partially Assembled w/o Cover

 

 

Liquid Propane (LP) Grill Potentially Affected if Replacement Regulator Installed
Model Number Grill Description
R50CC1715 SABER® 500 L LP Cast Grill with Stainless Insert

 

 

Liquid Propane (LP) Conversion Kit and Warranty/Service Parts
Model Number Kit Description
A00AA0912 SABER® Natural Gas to LP Conversion Kit
55710672 KIT, Control Console w/ HVR Assembly & Integrated Ignition
55710654 KIT, Control Console w/ HVR Assembly & Integrated Ignition
55710666 KIT, Control Console w/ HVR Assembly & Integrated Ignition
55710845 Kit, Control Console w/ HVR Assembly & Push Button Ignition
55710846 Kit, Control Console w/ HVR Assembly & Push Button Ignition
55710843 Kit, Control Console w/ HVR Assembly & Push Button Ignition
55710613 KIT, Control Console w/ HVR Assembly & Switch, Saber 330
55710637 KIT, Control Console w/ HVR Assembly & Switch
55710680 KIT, Control Console w/ HVR Assembly & Switch

 

Natural Gas Grills and Burners if Converted to Use Liquid Propane
Model Number Description 
R50SB0412 SABER® 500 NG Stainless Built-in Grill
R67SB0312 SABER® 670 NG Stainless Built-in Grill
K00SB1814 SABER® Natural Gas Dual Built-in Side Burner
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled grills and regulators and contact Saber for a free repair kit with installation instructions. A video on how to install the replacement components is available at: www.sabergrills.com/Support/SafetyBulletins.aspx.

Incidents/Injuries:

Saber Grills has received 35 reports of regulators malfunctioning, including three reports of singed arms and two reports of burned or singed hair.

Sold At:

Specialty outdoor living stores nationwide, including Family Leisure, Fortunoff Backyard Store, and Watson’s, and through authorized websites and catalogs including Bed, Bath & Beyond and Frontgate, from September 2011 to May 2017 for between $800 and $2,000. The price of the LP conversion kit ranges from $90 to $105.  The warranty parts were also sold as service parts for between $50 and $110.

Importer(s):

Saber Grills LLC, of Columbus, Ga.

Distributor(s):

Saber Grills LLC, of Columbus, Ga.

Manufactured In:
China
Units:
About 18,800 grills and 2,900 warranty parts and conversion kits (in addition, 7,700 grills and 500 warranty parts and conversion kits were sold in Canada)
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

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