Recalls and Service Alerts

Furnaces - Air Conditioners - Heat Pumps

outdoor fan motor for the units noted in this bulletin.

Type: Service Alert
Equipment: Air ConditionerHeat Pump
Recall or Alert Date: 10-08-2012
Serial Number: UN-SVB15C-EN
Brands Affected: American StandardTrane

Description of Problem:

Based on investigation from field failure reports and updated motor manufacturer testing and analysis; we have updated the field installed action from “Mandatory” to “Fix on Fail”. These suspect units may be at risk of premature failures due to an improper wick placement in the outdoor fan motor. An improperly placed wick will not lubricate the motor bearings correctly and may cause a premature motor failure.

Affected Products:

outdoor fan motor for the units noted in this bulletin

Source:

Trane