Vivint Recalls Remotec Dimming Switch Modules Due to Shock Hazard (Recall Alert)

The wiring in the plug-in dimming and on/off switch modules is incorrectly installed.

Recall date: May 21, 2015
Recall number: 15-733
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  • Remotec ZDS-100US dimming and switch module

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    Remotec ZDS-100US dimming and switch module

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    Remotec ZDS-100US model and serial number location

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Dimming switch modules

Hazard:

The module wiring is incorrectly installed, posing a shock hazard to consumers.

Consumer Contact:

Vivint toll-free at (855) 759-8189 from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.vivint.com and click on Product Recall for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 213,000

Description

This recall involves Vivint’s Remotec plug-in dimming and on/off switch module, model ZDS-100US.  It was sold separately or in home automation alarm systems that remotely control lighting and home appliances and act as a repeater that amplifies wireless signals. The off-white module plugs into the wall and measures about 5 inches long at the top and 4 inches long at the bottom, 2.45 inches high at the center and 1.39 inches wide at bottom. It has electric outlets on both sides and signal strength indicators at the top. Recalled modules have the first four digits of the serial numbers ranging from 1115 through 1440. Remotec, model and serial numbers are printed in black on the rear of the dimming switch module.

Incidents/Injuries

None

Remedy

Consumers should contact Vivint Inc. immediately for instructions for a free replacement module. Vivint is contacting consumers directly.

Sold at

Authorized dealers nationwide and at www.vivint.com from April 2011 through October 2014 for about $50.

Importer(s)

Vivint, Inc. of Provo, Utah

Manufactured in

China

  • Remotec ZDS-100US dimming and switch module

  • Remotec ZDS-100US model and serial number location