Weil-McLain Recalls Ultra Series Boilers Due to Risk of Fire, Explosion

A crack can develop in a cap used to seal the manifold of the Ultra Series 80, 105, 155 and 230 MBH boiler. This poses a risk of fire and explosion.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: Tháng Sáu 10, 2014
Recall number: 14-203
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Weil-McLain Ultra models 80, 105, 155 and 230 MBH Ultra Series Boilers

Hazard:

A cap on the boiler’s manifold can crack and release gas into the home, posing a risk of fire and explosion.

Consumer Contact:

Weil-McLain toll-free at (888) 770-7139 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.weil-mclain.com and click on “Product Safety Recalls” for more information.

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Recall Details

In conjunction with

http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2014/39719r-eng.php
Units

About 7,900 in the United States and 540 in Canada

Description

This recall involves Weil-McLain Ultra models 80, 105, 155 and 230 MBH gas-fired boilers used for space heating. The boilers have a serial number range between CP 6557046 and CP 6955985. Model and serial numbers are located on a bar-coded label affixed to the lower right side of the boiler, behind the removable front panel. The boilers have a Weil-McLain logo plate affixed to the front, a pewter/flat black cover and are either freestanding or wall-mounted.

Incidents/Injuries

The firm has received 11 reports of manifold caps cracking. No fires or injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled boilers, turn off the gas supply to the boilers and contact Weil-McLain to schedule a free inspection and repair.

Distributed by

Plumbing and heating wholesale distributors, plumbers and contactors nationwide from June 2012 through March 2014 for about $4,200 to $6,200.

Distributor

Weil-McLain, of Michigan City, Ind.

Manufactured in

United States

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