Goal Zero Recalls Power Cables Due to Fire Hazard

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Recalled 12’ EC8 Extension Cable (Model Number: 98201)

Recalled 12’ EC8 Extension Cable (Model Number: 98201)

Name of product:

EC8 Power Cables


The pins inside the connector on the power cord can deform and overheat, posing  a fire hazard.

Recall date:

April 7, 2021

Recall Details


This recall involves only the 12-foot EC8 Extension cables (model 98201) and Male EC8 to Ring cables (model 98202) that are installed in vehicle integrations.  The 12-foot EC8 Extension cable was sold individually and with the Car Charge Kit.  This cable was used to connect Yeti power stations to either a Yeti Tank or a vehicle battery. 

The Male EC8 to Ring cable was sold individually and with different Yeti Tanks.  These cables are used to connect Yeti Tanks to Yeti power stations and are frequently coupled with the 12-foot EC8 Extension cable. 

The model and the UPC numbers can be found on the product packaging, receipts or invoices.

Recalled Product Name 

Model Number

UPC Codes

12’ EC8 Extension Cable



Male EC8 to Ring Cable




Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cables and contact Goal Zero for a free replacement.


Goal Zero has received four reports of the cable connected to the vehicle battery overheating, melting, or catching on fire, some of which resulted in property damage.  No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Bass Pro, REI and Sportsman’s Warehouse stores nationwide and online at Amazon, Backcountry and GoalZero.com from March 2019 through December 2020 for between $25 and $50.


Goal Zero LLC, of Bluffdale, Utah

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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