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  1. #1
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    FYI - Goodman recall

    August 27, 2008
    Alert #08-602

    Goodman Company Recalls Air Conditioner/Heat Pump (PTAC) Units Due to Fire Hazard
    The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC.

    Name of Product: Packaged Terminal Air Conditioner/Heat Pump (PTAC) Units

    Units: About 30,000

    Manufacturer: Goodman Company L.P., of Houston, Texas

    Hazard: The PTAC’s power cords can overheat, posing a burn or fire hazard.

    Incidents/Injuries: Goodman has received nine reports of smoke or fire associated with the PTAC’s power cords. No injuries have been reported.

    Description: The recall includes 5.0 kW Amana-brand and Energy Knight-brand PTAC units with model numbers PTC-xxxx-50xx and EKT-xxxx-50x and serial numbers 0702112056 through 0804237539. The model and serial numbers are located on the control board plate found under the PTAC unit’s front cover.

    Sold by: Goodman and heating and cooling equipment dealers nationwide from February 2007 through June 2008 for between $Pricing Removed!.

    Manufactured in: United States

    Remedy: Consumers should contact Goodman to receive a free replacement power cord. Commercial and institutional owners will be contacted directly and will install the power cord.

    Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Goodman at (800) 366-0339 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday.


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    Last edited by HeyBob; 09-01-2008 at 09:42 AM.

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    Obviously nobody wants to talk about this,try another forum.
    Last edited by dash; 09-01-2008 at 01:09 PM.

  3. #3
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    Another recall on an Amana made PTAC huh.......

    Buy GE!

  4. #4
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    I see alot of problems with Amana PTAC's. Mostly the GFCI on the cord wears out (alot)and problems with the digital control board. Ive seen some of the cords where the GFCI's actually melt. Not suprised about the recall.

  5. #5
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    It was just posted as an FYI, anyone who has one should look into it!

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