Dial Replaces 1990 D5500 Evaporative Water Cooler Pump

RELEASE DATE October 15 1992
MANUFACTURER Dial Manufacturing
BRANDS Dial
UNITS About 150,000
HAZARD Some of the pumps may have misaligned motor bearings that cause the pumps to fail and under certain conditions, catch fire.
DESCRIPTION These are are designed to blow moist cool air through ducts into a residence. The box shaped evaporative cooler cabinets are constructed of plastic or metal and are often installed on top of house roofs.
INCIDENTS/INJURIES There have been one hundred and nineteen reports of pump fires. Ninety-eight of the fires reported occurred in the El Paso, Texas area. Most of the fires resulted in property damage to the cooler cabinets and/or home roofs. No injuries were reported.
SOLD DATES 1990 to 1991
REMEDY Consumers who identify this blue cooler pump should stop using their evaporative coolers until the pump is replaced and contact the manfacturer for a free replacement.
CONSUMER CONTACT Contact Phone: (800) 350-3425
SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Recalled Models

Brand NameProduct NameModel NumberSerial Number
DialAir Conditioner D5500 Any
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