Amana Air Conditioning & Heating Unit Recall [US]


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US/Washington: Amana Air Conditioning and Heating Unit Recall [US]Goodman Company recalls approximately 233,500 Amana, Century, Comfort-Aire, Goodman and York International Packaged Terminal Air Conditioner/Heat Pump (“PTAC”) Units due to burn and fire hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/AOMsJ

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Goodman-Company-Recalls-Air-Conditioning-and-Heating-Units/

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves Amana, Century, Comfort-Aire, Goodman and York International-branded Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners (“PTACs”) and Heat Pumps.

The units are rated 230/208 volt, 3.5 kW and are most often installed in walls of hotels, motels, apartment buildings and commercial spaces to provide room climate control. The recalled units are beige with serial numbers ranging from 0701009633 through 0804272329. The brand name is located on the unit’s front cover. The serial number is located on the control board plate found by lifting the unit’s front cover.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s design and presentation.

According to the CPSC, the power cords on the recalled Air Conditioning and Heating Units can overheat, posing burn and fire hazards. Goodman has received five (5) reports of power cords smoking or catching on fire. No injuries have been reported.

Consumers should immediately stop using and unplug the Air Conditioning and Heating Units and call the appropriate number listed above or go to www.amana-ptac.com to request a free replacement power cord. Non-commercial owners will receive free installation of the power cord and inspection of the PTAC control board for damages.

If the control board has been damaged by the recalled power cord, non-commercial owners will also receive a free installation of a replacement control board. Commercial owners are being contacted directly and will install the power cord and inspect the control board. If the control board has been damaged by the recalled power cord, Goodman will provide a new control board for commercial owners to install.

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CPSC recall number: 14-263
Recalls Direct RIN: 4038-2014
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