Recalls and Service Alerts

Furnaces - Air Conditioners - Heat Pumps

Trane CleanEffects™ and American Standard AccuClean™ Air Filtration Systems Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

Type: Recall
Equipment: Air Filtration
Recall or Alert Date: 08-03-2007
Serial Number: 07-567
Brands Affected: American StandardTrane

Description of Problem:

Electrical arcing inside the collection cells can cause the collection cell material to overheat or ignite, posing a fire hazard. Trane has received twelve reports of overheating and property damage limited to HVAC equipment. No injuries have been reported.

Affected Products:

The recall involves whole-house air filtration units that were installed with consumers' air handlers or furnaces. They were sold as the Trane CleanEffects and the American Standard AccuClean systems. The recall involves air filtration systems with serial numbers prior to 7222***** and includes:

CleanEffects models

TFD145ALFR000A TFD14DALFR000A TFD215ALAH000A
TFD175ALFR000A TFD17DALFR000A TFD235ALAH000A
TFD210ALFR000A TFD21DALFR000A TFD260ALAH000A
TFD245ALFR000A TFD24DALFR000A

AccuClean models

AFD145ALFR000A AFD14DALFR000A AFD215ALAH000A
AFD175ALFR000A AFD17DALFR000A AFD235ALAH000A
AFD210ALFR000A AFD21DALFR000A AFD260ALAH000A
AFD245ALFR000A
The serial and model numbers are located on the inside of the door of the air cleaning units. Models with other serial numbers; models installed as an integrated part of the air handler or furnace; and models with the "Perfect Fit" upgrade are not subject to this recall.

Source:

Consumer Product Safety Commission