Recall: Modular Blowers
On 2018-03-05, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Modular Blowers due to a potential Fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in April 2017 for about $350 to $750.
About 2,000 units are involved in this blower recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Blowers & Yard Vacs category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The labels found on the serial plate have incorrect electrical information that could result in installers and servicers using undersized wiring or incorrect fuse/circuit breaker parts, posing a fire hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves modular blowers used with heating and cooling systems. The recalled modular blowers were sold both separately and as part of complete heating and cooling systems. They were sold under the Goodman, Amana, and Daikin brand names. The recalled products have model numbers beginning MBR1200AA, MBR1600AA, MBVC1600AA and MBVC2000AA, and serial numbers beginning 1704, 1705 and 1708. Some recalled modular blowers were installed with no brand name listed. Consumers can identify these recalled units with the above model and serial numbers. Model and serial number labels are located on the front panel of the unit.
These items were sold new+ at Heating and cooling equipment dealers nationwide from April 2017 through October 2017 for between $350 and $750.
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 immediately stop using the recalled modular blowers and contact Goodman for a free inspection and to receive a new product label and electrical instructions. For any units that were installed incorrectly, Goodman will replace the wiring and/or fuse/circuit breaker protection at no cost to the consumer.
Goodman toll-free at 844-633-4295 from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.goodmanmfg.com and click on "Product Recall" at the right hand corner of the page 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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