Recalls and Service Alerts

Furnaces - Air Conditioners - Heat Pumps

4FWH & 4FWC Air Handler Drain Pan Failures

Type: Service Alert
Equipment: Air Handler
Recall or Alert Date: 09-23-2015
Serial Number: SSA-SVB028A-EN
Brands Affected: American StandardTrane

Description of Problem:

There have been some field reports of premature drain pan failures on the unit mod-els listed above. These failure reports indicate the drain pan may crack allowing condensate water to escape the air handler. Modifications have been made to the condensate drain pans to help prevent cracks in the drain pan. This bulletin is a fix on fail action. This action not being taken to address a Safety Concern.

Affected Products:

Affected Models Serial Range
4FWH*024 to 061 All Serial Numbers
4FWC*024 to 061 All Serial Numbers

A/H Model and Orientation and Drain Pan Part Number
4FWH*024 TO 036 Vertical PAN03880
4FWH*042 to 061 Vertical A/B Only PAN03881
4FWH*042 to 061 Vertical C Only PAN03879
4FWH*024 to 036 Horizontal Left PAN03884
4FWH*024 to 036 Horizontal Right PAN03885
4FWH*042 to 061 Horizontal Left PAN03882
4FWH*042 to 061 Horizontal Right PAN03883
4FWC*024 TO 036 Vertical PAN03880
4FWC*042 to 061 Vertical A/B Only PAN03881
4FWC*042 to 061 Vertical C Only PAN03879
4FWC*024 to 036 Horizontal Left PAN03884
4FWC*024 to 036 Horizontal Right PAN03885
4FWC*042 to 061 Horizontal Left PAN03882
4FWC*042 to 061 Horizontal Right PAN3883

Source:

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