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GE Recalls AC and Heating Units Due To Risk of Fire

Type: Recall
Equipment: Air Conditioner
Recall or Alert Date: 11-03-2015
Serial Number: 16-025
Brands Affected: GE

Description of Problem:

Moisture from outdoor air can accumulate near the unit’s heater when the unit is operated with the vent door continuously open. This, along with two shorted electrical components, can create an electrical ground path and arcing, posing a risk of fire. GE has received three reports involving smoke and/or fire associated with the unit’s heater resulting in about $30,000 of property damage. No injuries have been reported.

Affected Products:

This recall involves GE Zoneline Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners (PTAC) and heating units with listed serial numbers. These units are most often used in hotels, apartment buildings and commercial spaces. The GE logo is affixed to the control panel door. Units with the following models and serial numbers are included in this recall:

Brand GE
Model Prefix

AZ40E09E
AZ41E07E
AZ41E09E
AZ41E12E
AZ41E15E
AZ61H07E
AZ61H09E
AZ61H12E
AZ61H15E

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