Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps Recalled by Carrier Due to Fire Hazard

RELEASE DATE November 07 2007
MANUFACTURER Carrier Corp
BRANDS Carrier
UNITS About 185,000
HAZARD An electric heater in the unit can break, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
DESCRIPTION The units were sold with 208/230 and 265 volts, and have capacities of 7,000, 9,000, 12,000, and 15,000 BTUs.
INCIDENTS/INJURIES There have been five reports of electric heater failures, resulting in fires contained to the unit. No injuries have been reported.
SOLD AT HVAC dealers and factory-direct sales.
SOLD DATES January 2002 through December 2006
MANUFACTURED IN Mexico
REMEDY Consumers should stop using the heating mode of the recalled units until they are inspected in accordance with Carrier's inspection instructions, which can be found at www.carrierptacrecall.com. Consumers should contact Carrier to receive a free repair.
CONSUMER CONTACT Contact Phone: (800) 761-8492
Contact Site: www.carrierptacrecall.com
SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Recalled Models

Brand NameProduct NameModel NumberSerial Number
CarrierAir Conditioner 84 52C, 52P
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