Houston, Texas-based Goodman Company is recalling about 233,500 units of its Amana, Century, Comfort-Aire, Goodman and York International Packaged Terminal Air Conditioner/Heat Pump (“PTAC”) units.
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the power cords on the units have displayed a tendency to overheat, creating burn and fire hazards.
So far, there have been five reports of the power cords smoking or catching fire, though no injuries have been reported as of yet.
The recall affects air conditioners and heat pumps under the Amana, Century, Comfort-Aire, Goodman and York International brands. They are rated 230/208 volt, 3.5 kW and are beige, with serial numbers ranging from 0701009633 through 0804272329. They are typically found in hotels, motels, apartment buildings and commercial spaces.
They were sold via Goodman and heating and cooling equipment dealers across the nation between January 2007 and June 2008.