Goodman Company Expands Recall of Air Conditioning and Heating Units

Equipment:Air Conditioner, Heat Pump
Recall Date02/17/2016
Serial Number:16-102
Brands Affected: Amana, Century, Comfort-Aire, Goodman, York

Description of Problem

The power cords on the air conditioning and heating units can overheat, posing burn and fire hazards. Packaged Terminal Air Conditioner/Heat Pumps (PTAC) and Room Air Conditioners (RAC). Goodman has received approximately 10 reports of PTACs catching on fire, including four involving property damage.

Affected Products

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.