Hussong Manufacturing and American Flame Recall Three Gas Fireplaces, Fireplace Inserts Due to Explosion Hazard

The main control modules on Kozy Heat-, Ambiance- and Stellar Hearth-brand direct vent fireplaces and inserts can allow gas to be released and buildup in the burner area.

Recall date: Tháng Tư 04, 2014
Recall number: 14-144
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  • Kozy Heat fireplace

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    Kozy Heat fireplace

  • Ambience fireplace

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    Ambience fireplace

  • Stellar Hearth fireplace

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    Stellar Hearth fireplace

  • The testing label is next to the gas valve of the fireplace or fireplace insert.

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    The testing label is next to the gas valve of the fireplace or fireplace insert.

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Kozy Heat, Ambiance and Stellar Hearth gas fireplaces and fireplace inserts

Hazard:

The main control module can allow gas to be released and buildup in the burner area, posing an explosion hazard.

Consumer Contact:

Hussong Manufacturing at (800) 253-4904 between 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.kozyheat.com, www.ambiancefireplace.com, or www.stellarhearth.com, then click on “Recall Info” for more information.

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Recall Details

In conjunction with

http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2014/38789r-eng.php
Units

About 13,600 in the U.S. and 2,170 in Canada

Description and Models

This recall involves Hussong Manufacturing direct vent gas fireplaces and gas fireplace inserts that use American Flame brand main control modules. The recalled products are 22 models sold under the brand names Kozy Heat Fireplaces, Ambiance Fireplaces and Stellar Hearth Products. Recalled fireplaces and inserts were manufactured between October 2009 and April 2013. The fireplace name, model number, manufacture date and serial number are on a silver testing label attached by a chain and next to the gas valve of the fireplace or fireplace insert. The following fireplace products are being recalled:

 

Model Name
(model number)

Serial Number Range

Mfg. Date Range
Month/Year
 

Kozy Heat Fireplaces

Chaska

(CSK-31-IPI)

10-094223-18 to 12-096088-23

05/10 - 06/12

Chaska XL

(CSK-335-IPI)

10-703738-15 to 12-706417-24

04/10 - 06/12

Jackson

(911-IPI)

10-820097-37 to 12-820636-11

09/10 - 03/12

Jackson XL

(911XL-IPI)

10-9125332-37 to 12-9126288-10

09/10 - 03/12

Jordan

(JOR-30)

10-080001-25 to 12-081992-07

06/10 - 02/12

Jordan XL

(JOR-34)

10-010001-46 to 12-011278-04

11/10 - 01/12

Minneapolis

(MPS-30)

10-080004-25 to 12-081914-02

06/10 - 01/12

Minneapolis XL

(MPS-34)

10-010005-46 to 12-011300-12

11/10 - 03/12

Rockford

(RFD-30)

10-080006-25 to 12-082020-19

06/10 - 05/12

Rockford XL

(RFD-34)

10-010003-46 to 12-011309-12

11/10 - 03/12

Nicollet

(NCL-195)

10-060001-05 to 12-060608-07

02/10 - 02/12

Dassel

(DSL-36-IPI)

10-150789-15 to 12-151789-11

04/10 - 03/12

Delano

(DEL-36-IP I)

10-030001-45 to 12-030908-12

11/10 - 03/12

Princeton

(PRC-3 6-IPI)

09-004528-44 to 12-007203-11

10/09 - 03/12

Thief River Falls

(56701-IP1)

10-242305-15 to 12-245336-12

04/10 - 03/12

Minnetonka

(55345-IPI)

09-407828-30 to 12-411049-11

04/10 - 04/12

Trimont

(TMT-3875-IPI)

10-300771-15 to 12-301183-16

09/11 - 06/12

Slayton 42

(SLA-42)

11-080012-38 to 12-080402-23

04/10 - 03/12

Ambiance Fireplaces

Intrigue 100

(INT-100)

11-100235-31 to 11-100306-36

04/11 - 09/11

Intrigue 200

(INT-200)

11-10000-29 to 12-100513-28

07/11 — 06/12

Stellar Hearth Products Fireplaces

CML-58-S

(CML-58-S)

10-10006-40 to 13-13021-16

10/10 - 04/13

CTL-58-S

(CTL-58-S)

10-10001-40 to 13-13034-16

10/10 - 04/13

Incidents/Injuries

Hussong Manufacturing received reports of nine incidents of gas being released prematurely and exploding, resulting in minor property damage and two reports of abrasions.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled fireplaces and fireplace inserts, turn off the gas to the units and contact the dealer where the unit was purchased or Hussong Manufacturing to have the ignition board on the fireplace main control module replaced free of charge. 

Sold at

Fireplace dealers and distributors from October 2009 to April 2013 for between $1,450 and $3,325.

Manufacturer

Hussong Manufacturing Co. Inc., d/b/a Kozy Heat Fireplaces, of Lakefield, Minn. 

Manufactured in

United States

  • Kozy Heat fireplace

  • Ambience fireplace

  • Stellar Hearth fireplace

  • The testing label is next to the gas valve of the fireplace or fireplace insert.