Recalls and Service Alerts

Furnaces - Air Conditioners - Heat Pumps

Venmar CES Inc. Recalls Heat Recovery Ventilators Due to Fire Hazard

Type: Recall
Equipment: Air Exchanger
Recall or Alert Date: 08-20-2008
Serial Number: 08-369
Brands Affected: CarrierHeilVenmarYork

Description of Problem:

Light Commercial Heat Recovery Ventilators. The motors in these units can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers. Venmar CES has received three reports of ventilator motors overheating, resulting in fires which caused property damage.

Affected Products:

Light Commercial Heat Recovery Ventilators are designed to exchange air between the inside and outside of a building or home in order to provide fresh air. The recall includes the following brand names and model numbers:

Brand Model Number
Flair 150/300 Compact, 300/600 Compact
Venmar 6LC, HRV600i, 12LC, HRV1200i
PrepAir PrepAir600i, PrepAir1200i
vanEE 6LC, 12LC
Carrier 62AA-064---101XX, 62AA-127---101XX
York VIXRDXXA01
Heil VRC 300 Compact, VRC 600 Compact
Aston HRV600i, HRV1200i
Broan HRV650, HRVl150
Venmate 600H, 1200H

Source:

Consumer Product Safety Commission