Recalls and Service Alerts

Furnaces - Air Conditioners - Heat Pumps

Failure of the ECM motor in two-stage or modulating furnaces

Type: Service Alert
Equipment: Furnace
Recall or Alert Date: 10-23-2006
Serial Number: ST-031-06
Brands Affected: York

Description of Problem:

Upon failure of the ECM motor in two-stage or modulating furnaces, the servicer may not have a properly programmed replacement motor on hand. So it may be necessary to use a PSC motor as
a temporary replacement, to allow heating or cooling airflow to be maintained while the proper replacement ECM motor is obtained. This is permissible, as long as the following instructions
are followed:

Affected Products:

PV9, GM9V, P8V, GM8V and PC9 Variable Speed Furnaces Emergency Motor Replacement With PSC Motor