Recall: Traction Elevators
On 2018-03-29, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Traction Elevators due to a potential Impact hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2015 for about $18000 to $50000.
About 4,000 units are involved in this traction elevators recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Elevators category in 2018.
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What is the problem?
The elevator cab can rise unexpectedly to the top of the elevator shaft and abruptly stop, posing an impact hazard to consumers in the elevator cab.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves traction residential elevators with models LLT-952, LLT-953, LLT-954 and LLT-955 shipped and installed between January 2015 and April 2017. The recalled elevators are used in consumers' homes. "Residential Elevators" is printed on a label on the operating panel inside the elevator cab.
These items were sold new+ at Residential Elevators' dealers and home builders nationwide from January 2015 through April 2017 for between $18,000 and $50,000.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled elevators and contact Residential Elevators to schedule a free inspection and, where a replacement part is needed, a free repair. Elevators that have been inspected by the company since May 2017 do not require a new inspection. Residential Elevators is able to determine whether a residential elevator is included in the recall by the consumer's street address. The firm is contacting all known purchasers directly.
Residential Elevators toll-free at 877-943-4734 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or online at www.residentialelevators.com and click on "Recall Information" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received four reports of the elevator cab rising unexpectedly to the top of the shaft. No injuries have been reported.
+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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