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Goodman Company Recalls Air Conditioning and Heating Units Due to Burn and Fire Hazards

Type: Recall
Equipment: Air ConditionerHeat Pump
Recall or Alert Date: 08-27-2014
Serial Number: 14-263
Brands Affected: AmanaCenturyComfort-AireGoodmanYork

Description of Problem:

The power cords on the air conditioning and heating units can overheat, posing burn and fire hazards. Amana, Century, Comfort-Aire, Goodman and York International Packaged Terminal Air Conditioner/Heat Pump (“PTAC”) units. Goodman has received five reports of power cords smoking or catching on fire. No injuries have been reported.

Affected Products:

The recall involves Amana, Century, Comfort-Aire, Goodman and York International-branded Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners 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.

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