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Goodman Company Expands Recall of AC and Heating Units

This morning Goodman announced a recall of about 5.300 units of Goodman and York Packaged Terminal Air Conditioner/Heat Pumps (PTAC) and Room Air Conditioners (RAC). Users were noting that the air conditioning and heating units can overheat, posing burn and fire hazards.

This recall involves Amana, Century, Comfort-Aire, Goodman and York International-branded Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps (PTAC), and Amana-branded Room Air Conditioners (RAC). The units are rated 230/208 volt, 3.5 kW and are most often installed through the walls of hotels, motels, apartment buildings and commercial spaces to provide room climate control.

The RAC units are installed through the walls or windows of the same types of properties. The recalled units are beige and have serial numbers ranging from 0701009633 through 0804272329.

The brand name is located on the unit’s front cover. The serial number is located on the label found by lifting the front cover of PTAC units or the grille of RAC units. Additionally, any PTAC and RAC units that have a beige power cord labeled with a four-digit date code in the MMYY format and ending in 06 or 07, or ranging from 0108 through 1808 are included in this recall.

Consumers should immediately stop using and unplug the air conditioning and heating units and call the number listed for your brand or go to www.amana-ptac.com to request a free replacement power cord. Non-commercial owners will receive free installation of the power cord and inspection of the PTAC control board for damages. If the control board has been damaged by the recalled power cord, non-commercial owners will also receive a free installation of a replacement control board.

Commercial owners are being contacted directly and will install the power cord and inspect the control board. If the control board has been damaged by the recalled power cord, Goodman will provide a new control board for commercial owners to install. Recalled RAC units do not have a control board.

For more informtaion, visit www.cpsc.gov.
 

 
 
 
 
 
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