Recall: Weil-McLain Ultra Models 80, 105, 155 and 230 MBH Ultra Series Boilers
On 2014-06-10, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Weil-McLain Ultra Models 80, 105, 155 and 230 MBH Ultra Series Boilers due to a potential fire and explosion hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2012 for about $4200 to $6200.
About 8,000 units are involved in this Weil-McLain product recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 3rd recall of products in the Boilers category in 2014.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 100,000 product units.
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Phone: (888) 770-7139
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What is the problem?
A cap on the boiler's manifold can crack and release gas into the home, posing a risk of fire and explosion.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Weil-McLain Ultra models 80, 105, 155 and 230 MBH gas-fired boilers used for space heating. The boilers have a serial number range between CP 6557046 and CP 6955985. Model and serial numbers are located on a bar-coded label affixed to the lower right side of the boiler, behind the removable front panel. The boilers have a Weil-McLain logo plate affixed to the front, a pewter/flat black cover and are either freestanding or wall-mounted.
This product was also recalled in Canada. Health Canada's press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2014/39719r-eng.php
These items were sold new+ at Plumbing and heating wholesale distributors, plumbers and contractors nationwide from June 2012 through March 2014 for about $4,200 to $6,200.
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 boilers, turn off the gas supply to the boilers and contact Weil-McLain to schedule a free inspection and repair.
Weil-McLain toll-free at (888) 770-7139 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.weil-mclain.com and click on "Product Safety Recalls" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received 11 reports of manifold caps cracking. No fires or 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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