CPSC, White Consolidated Industries Inc. Announce Recall of Air Conditioners

RELEASE DATE August 14 2007
MANUFACTURER White Consolidated Industries
BRANDS Frigidaire, Kenmore, Westinghouse
UNITS About 17,000
HAZARD These air conditioners can short circuit posing a risk of fires, and shock and burn injuries.
INCIDENTS/INJURIES There have been one report of a fire because of a short circuit resulting in $14,000 in damage. No injuries have been reported.
SOLD AT Department, appliance, home and hardware stores, and independent contractors nationalwide.
SOLD DATES November 1998 through November 2000
REMEDY Consumers should stop using these units, and contact the company to arrange for a free repair.
CONSUMER CONTACT Contact Phone: (800) 374-4432
SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Recalled Models

Brand NameProduct NameModel NumberSerial Number
WestinghouseAir Conditioner WAH09EH2T1 and WAH096H2T1 Any
FrigidaireAir Conditioner FAH096J2T1 Any
KenmoreAir Conditioner 253.79093990 and 253.70093000 Any
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