Carrier Room Air Conditioning and Heating Units; Frigidaire Room Air Conditioning and Heating Units

Código SIAR: 20433
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2004/CPSC-Electrolux-Home-Products-Announce-Recall-of-Air-ConditioningHeating-Units-
Fecha de Publicación: 04 jun, 2004
País de Origen del Producto: Estados Unidos de América
Fabricante: Electrolux; Frigidaire; Carrier
Descripción del Defecto: June 3, 2004Release # 04-151 AC/Heating Unit Recall Hotline: (866) 335-1754 CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 CPSC, Electrolux Home Products Announce Recall of Air Conditioning/Heating Units WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. 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: Room Air Conditioning and Heating UnitsUnits: 5,800Manufacturer/Importer: Electrolux Home Products Inc., of Cleveland, OhioHazard: The heating coil in the units can be damaged during assembly, causing an electrical short and overheating, which poses a fire hazard to consumers.Incidents/Injuries: Electrolux has received two reports of incidents, though there have been no injuries.Description: The recalled air conditioning/heating units are installed "thru-the-wall" and include the Frigidaire FAH12EM21 model and Carrier models 52FED31201AA.. The model numbers can be found on a serial plate on the side of the unit. The beige AC/heating units are about 14" high, 24" wide, and 20" in depth. Sold by: Independent dealer, builders, and remodelers between June 2003 and September 2003 for about $500.Manufactured in: United States.Remedy: Consumers should stop using the units immediately and contact Electrolux for a free inspection and repair, if needed.Consumer Contact: Call Frigidaire toll-free at (866) 335-1754 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday