The firm’s new toll-free recall hotline is 888-848-5175. (Oct. 14, 2020)
The air compressor motor can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
For additional information, consumers with these compressors should contact DeVilbiss by calling Porter-Cable toll-free at 888-848-5175 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.
The recalled compressors were sold under the Craftsman, EX-CELL, Porter-Cable and Pro-Air II brand names. Recalled models have air slots at the end of the motor that form a horizontal and vertical grid. The model number on each unit is located on the unit name plate on the tank. The recalled model numbers, tank size, color and manufactured date are shown below:
|BRAND||MODEL NUMBER||TANK||TANK COLOR||MANUFACTURED ON OR AFTER|
|Mfg Date or Yr-Week-xx|
|Craftsman||919-165531||30 gal. vertical||Red||37827||or||2003-30-xx|
|Craftsman||919-165541||30 gal. vertical||Red||37827||or||2003-30-xx|
|Craftsman||919-165550||30 gal. vertical||Red||37827||or||2003-30-xx|
|Craftsman||919-165560||33 gal. horizontal||Red||37827||or||2003-30-xx|
|Craftsman||919-167280||26 gal. vertical||Red||37827||or||2003-30-xx|
|Craftsman||919-167281||26 gal. vertical||Red||37827||or||2003-30-xx|
|Craftsman||919-167311||30 gal. vertical||Red||37827||or||2003-30-xx|
|Craftsman||919-167312||30 gal. vertical||Red||37827||or||2003-30-xx|
|Craftsman||919-167320||33 gal. vertical||Red||37827||or||2003-30-xx|
|Craftsman||919-167321||33 gal. vertical||Red||37827||or||2003-30-xx|
|Craftsman||919-167341||33 gal. horizontal||Red||37827||or||2003-30-xx|
|Craftsman||919-167342||33 gal. horizontal||Red||37827||or||2003-30-xx|
|Craftsman||919-168700||33 gal. vertical||Red||37827||or||2003-30-xx|
|Craftsman||919-168710||33 gal. horizontal||Red||37827||or||2003-30-xx|
|Craftsman||919-237540||30 gal. vertical||Red||37827||or||2003-30-xx|
|EX-CELL||EXFBC6025-1||25 gal. horizontal||Black||39489||or||2008-07-xx|
|Porter-Cable||C3101-2||4.3 gal. side stack||Red||39489||or||2008-07-xx|
|Porter-Cable||C3151-2||4.5 gal. horizontal||Red||39489||or||2008-07-xx|
|Porter-Cable||C6110-1||25 gal. vertical||Red||39489||or||2008-07-xx|
|Porter-Cable||C6110-2||25 gal. vertical||Red||39489||or||2008-07-xx|
|Pro-Air II||PAFBC6025VP-1||25 gal. vertical||Black||39489||or||2008-07-xx|
Consumers with a compressor manufactured before the dates shown, but had a motor replaced after July 25, 2003, should also check the end cap. The end cap is visible from underneath the motor cover.
Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the recalled compressors and call DeVilbiss Air Power Co. or Sears for a free repair kit.
DeVilbiss has received 10 reports of motors overheating. No injuries have been reported.
EX-CELL, Porter-Cable and Pro-Air II-brand compressors were sold by industrial and construction distributors from July 2003 through December 2008 for between $259 and $299. Craftsman-brand compressors were sold at Sears stores nationwide from July 2003 through December 2008 for between $279 and $329.
DeVilbiss Air Power Co. of Jackson, Tenn.
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