Recalls and Service Alerts

Furnaces - Air Conditioners - Heat Pumps

Goodman Company Recalls Air Conditioner/Heat Pump (PTAC) Units Due to Fire Hazard

Type: Recall
Equipment: Air ConditionerHeat Pump
Recall or Alert Date: 08-27-2008
Serial Number: 08-602
Brands Affected: AmanaCenturyComfort-Aire

Description of Problem:

The PTAC's power cords can overheat, posing a burn or fire hazard. Goodman has received nine reports of smoke or fire associated with the PTAC's power cords. No injuries have been reported.

Affected Products:

The recall includes 5.0 kW Amana-brand, Comfort-Aire-brand and Century-brand PTAC units with model numbers PTxxx3x50xx (Amana) and EKTxxx-150x (Comfort-Aire and Century), and serial numbers 0702112056 through 0804237539. The model and serial numbers are located on the control board plate found under the PTAC unit's front cover.

Source:

Consumer Product Safety Commission