Carrier Recalls Carrier- and Bryant-Branded Heat Pumps Due to Fire Hazard



This recall involves Carrier- and Bryant-branded 1.5-ton multi-zone, 4-ton multi-zone and 4-ton single-zone ductless heat pump outdoor units. The units are used for cooling and heating homes and light commercial facilities. The model number and product number can be found on the nameplate/rating plate on the side of the units. The recalled models and product numbers are: Brand Product Model Number Product Number Carrier 1.5-ton multi-zone 38MGQC18---3 38MGQC18---301-- 4-ton multi-zone 38MGQF48---3 38MGQF48---301-- 4-ton single-zone 38MBQB48---3 38MBQB48--301-- Bryant 1.5-ton multi-zone 538TEQ018RCMA 538TEQ018RCMAAAA 4-ton multi-zone 538TEQ048RFMA 538TEQ048RFMAAAA 4-ton single-zone 538REQ048RBMA 538REQ048RBMAAAA
Product:
Carrier- and Bryant-branded 1.5-ton multi-zone, 4-ton multi zone and 4-ton single-zone ductless heat pumpsAbout 5,350 (in addition, about 450 were sold in Canada)
Inconjunction:
URL : https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2019/70995r-eng.php
Retailer:
Carrier and Bryant distributors, independent dealers and contractors nationwide from March 2015 through April 2019 for between about $600 and about $4,000.
Recall Date:    Oct 10, 2019
Injury:
Carrier has received six reports of the heat pumps catching fire (one occurred in the United States and five in Canada). No injuries have been reported.
Mfg Country:
China
Importer:
Carrier Corporation, of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
Recall ID:    8684
Last Published:    Oct 10, 2019
Official Site:    Link

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Emert Number:    20009
Emert Status:    Announced