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Lennox Industries Recalls to Repair Garage Heaters Due to Fire Hazard

Hazard:
"Some heaters were manufactured without a required flame rollout switch, which is a back-up device that shuts down the heater in the event of a heater failure. This poses a fire hazard."
Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
April 14, 2011
Units:
About 440

Recall Details

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 14, 2011
Release #11-197
Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 584-2353

 

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: Garage heaters

Units: About 440

Distributor: Lennox Industries Inc., of Richardson, Texas

Manufacturer: Lennox Industries Inc., of Richardson, Texas or Advanced Distributor Products (ADP) LLC, of Grenada, Miss.

Hazard: Some heaters were manufactured without a required flame rollout switch, which is a back-up device that shuts down the heater in the event of a heater failure. This poses a fire hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves Lennox garage heaters with heating capacity, model number, and serial number listed below. The brand name "Lennox", the model number and the serial number can be found on the nameplate located inside the control cabinet.

Heating CapacityModel NumberSerial Number Range
60,000 BTUH TUA060SNAF1 5609H#### to 5610M#####
100,000 BTUH TUA100SNAF1 6004G#### to 6010L#####
5604G#### to 5610L#####
100,000 BTUH TUA100SNSF1 6004G#### to 6010L#####
5604G#### to 5610L#####
125,000 BTUH TUA125SNAF1 6004G#### to 6010L#####
5604G#### to 5610L#####
125,000 BTUH TUA125SNSF1 6004G#### to 6010L#####
5604G#### to 5610L#####

Sold at: Lennox Industries dealers and distributors nationwide from July 2004 through April 2011 for between $2,700 and $4,200.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should stop using these recalled heaters immediately. Consumers should contact Lennox to schedule an inspection and, if necessary, repair of the garage heater.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Lennox at (888) 584-2353 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the company's website www.lennox.com

Picture of recalled garage heater

Detail of recalled garage heater label and its location

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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