A.O. Smith, Reliance, Apollo 75-Gallon Propane Gas Water Heaters; Maytag, State 75-Gallon Propane Gas Water Heaters

Código SIAR: 19996
Categoría: Plomería/Calefacción/Ventilación/Aire Acondicionado
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2006/CPSC-AO-Smith-Recall-of-Water-Heaters
Fecha de Publicación: 06 oct, 2005
País de Origen del Producto: Estados Unidos de América
Fabricante: A.O. Smith; Reliance; Apollo; Maytag; State
Descripción del Defecto: A.O. Smith Recall of Water Heaters
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
October 6, 2005
Release #06-002
Firm's Recall Hotline:(866) 880-4661 CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
CPSC, A.O. Smith Recall of Water Heaters
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: 75-Gallon Propane Gas Water Heaters
Units: About 5,000
Manufacturer: A.O. Smith Water Products Co., of Ashland City, Tenn.
Hazard: The water heaters can accumulate soot on the burners, posing a fire hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recall involves 75-gallon propane gas water heaters. The heaters have the name "A.O. Smith," "Reliance," "Apollo," "State," or "Maytag" on the side of the unit. The model number is located on the rating plate. Only units with the model numbers listed below and manufactured between January 2004 and July 2005 are included in the recall.
Brand Name Model Number Reliance 675CRRS
S7576PE Apollo A675CQRSL
A675CRRSLCGAD A. O. Smith BT-80-271
PCG-75-271 Maytag HRP11275Q State GS675CRRS
SBS7576PECGAD If your unit has one of the model numbers listed above, locate the serial number on the rating plate to determine if it was manufactured between January 2004 and July 2005. The serial numbers of units manufactured between January 2004 and July 2005 are listed below.
Month/Date of Manufacture Serial Number Begins With: Jan-04 MA04 or AA04 or A04 Feb-04 MB04 or AB04 of B04 Mar-04 MC04 or AC04 or C04 Apr-04 MD04 or AD04 or D04 May-04 ME04 or AE04 or E04 Jun-04 MF04 or AF04 or F04 Jul-04 G04 Aug-04 H04 Sep-04 J04 Oct-04 K04 Nov-04 L04 Dec-04 M04 Jan-05 A05 Feb-05 B05 Mar-05 C05 Apr-05 D05 May-05 E05 Jun-05 F05 Jul-05 G05
Installed by: Independent contractors and plumbers nationwide from January 2004 through July 2005 for between $460 and $1,130.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Contact A. O. Smith to arrange for installation of free repair.
Consumer Contact: Contact A.O. Smith toll-free at (866) 880-4661 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday through Friday or visit www.hotwater.com