Recalls and Service Alerts

Furnaces - Air Conditioners - Heat Pumps

CPSC, American Standard Companies Announce Recall of Gas-Electric Heating/Cooling Units

Type: Recall
Equipment: Air ConditionerFurnace
Recall or Alert Date: 02-11-2005
Serial Number: 05-104
Brands Affected: American StandardTrane

Description of Problem:

A gas leak can occur if there is a crack in the gas valve body near the inlet pipe connection. A build-up of gas in the burner compartment of the unit could occur, which could be ignited by an internal spark. Trane has received five reports of gas valve cracks, though no injuries or property damage has been reported.

Affected Products:

The recalled units include 2 through 5-ton Trane and American Standard heating and air conditioning packaged units. Affected units are combination gas heat and air conditioning systems installed outdoors only. Gas furnaces installed indoors are not included in this recall. The units have identification plates displaying the model number; serial number; and the year, month and day of manufacture. The plate is located on one end of the unit. The first four digits of all serial numbers indicate the year, fiscal week and day of manufacture. The recall includes:

- All units with model numbers beginning with YCP or YCX, and having serial numbers beginning with 3383 through 4475;

- All units with model number beginning with YCY or YCZ, and having serial numbers beginning with 4282 through 4475.

Source:

Consumer Product Safety Commission