Recall: Amana Packaged Gas/Electric Heating and Cooling Units
On 2013-01-04, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Amana Packaged Gas/Electric Heating and Cooling Units due to a potential fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2012 for about $5600.
About 200 units are involved in this Goodman heating / cooling unit recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Central Heating & Cooling Units category in 2013.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 500,000 product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 394-8084
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What is the problem?
The serial plates on the units have inaccurate information that could result in installers and servicers using undersized wiring, posing a fire hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Amana Packaged Gas/Electric Heating and Cooling units with model number APG154911541BA and serial numbers beginning with 1206, 1207, 1208, 1209 and 1210. The model and serial numbers are printed on the serial plate attached to the control compartment door on the front of the unit. The units are used to provide heating and cooling to homes and commercial buildings. Packaged units provide heating and cooling all in one system. The gray-colored units measure about 40 inches high by 51 inches wide by 47 inches deep.
These items were sold new+ at Heating and cooling equipment dealers nationwide from June 2012 through October 2012 for about $5,600.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should contact Goodman for a free replacement of the serial plate label and a free inspection of the installation wiring. Goodman is directly contacting customers who purchased the recalled units.
Goodman at (800) 394-8084 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday, or online at www.amana-hac.com and click on "Product Recall" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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