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Trane and American Standard Recall Accessory Heaters Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)

Type: Recall
Equipment: Air Handler
Recall or Alert Date: 08-14-2015
Serial Number: 15-746
Brands Affected: American StandardTrane

Description of Problem:

Heaters installed with reverse polarity on one of the breakers can cause the heater to overheat, posing a fire hazard. The firm has received 10 reports of the heaters tripping circuit breakers, including one report of heat-related damage to the unit. No injuries have been reported.

Affected Products:

This recall involves Trane and American Standard brand accessory heaters manufactured between November 2014 and March 2015 and installed in TAM7 and TAM8 air handlers as a primary or secondary heat source. Models included in the recall are BAYEVBC15BK1BAA (15 KW Electric Heater) with serial numbers 1447B2BP1X through 1512B2CDDX and Model BAYEVCC25BK1BAA (25 KW Electric Heater) with serial numbers 1503B2AP0X through 1513B2BHXX. Due to the electrical risk, only a certified HVAC repair person should verify the model and serial numbers on the nameplate on the inside of the air handler.

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