Recalls and Service Alerts

Furnaces - Air Conditioners - Heat Pumps

CPSC, Goodman Announce Recall to Replace HTPV Pipes

Type: Recall
Equipment: Furnace
Recall or Alert Date: 02-24-1998
Serial Number: 98-073
Brands Affected: Goodman

Description of Problem:

Since August 1996, Goodman Manufacturing Company, L.P., ofHouston, Texas, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), has been conducting a program to replace high-temperature plastic vent (HTPV) pipe used to vent about 8,000 Goodman mid-efficiency gas furnaces. The HTPV pipe used in these vents could be susceptible to corrosion, cracking and joint separation, which could result in the release of carbon monoxide into living areas, presenting a deadly threat to consum.ers.

Affected Products:

Goodman furnaces that are vented with HTPV pipe

Source:

Consumer Product Safety Commission