Recalls and Service Alerts

Furnaces - Air Conditioners - Heat Pumps

CPSC, York International Corp. Announce Recall of Gas Furnaces

Type: Recall
Equipment: Furnace
Recall or Alert Date: 11-15-2004
Serial Number: 05-047
Brands Affected: ColemanRed T

Description of Problem:

These furnaces can overheat, causing heat-exchanger cracking, burn-through and, in extreme cases, furnace wrapper burn-through. This can lead to heating and possible burning of the drywall and other combustibles adjacent to the furnace, which poses a fire and smoke hazard to consumers. UPG has received 27 reports of fires, some resulting in extensive property damage that could be related to these hazards. There have been no injuries reported.

Affected Products:

The recall involves Coleman, Coleman Evcon and Red T brand furnaces. The furnaces are a silver color with white access panels. The "Coleman," "Coleman Evcon" and "Red T" brand names are located on the middle of the front access panel. These model furnaces with model numbers listed below are included in the recall:

DGAM075BDD
DGAM075BDE
DGAM075BDF
DGAT070BDD
DGAT070BDE
DGAT070BDF
DGAT075BDD
DGAT075BDE
DGAT075BDF
DLAS075BDD
DLAS075BDE
DLAS075BDF
The model number is written on a nameplate, found by removing both front access panels. The nameplate is found mounted on the left inside surface behind the lower panel.

Source:

Consumer Product Safety Commission