The problem poses fire and burn hazards hazards. Goodman has received 9 reports of PTACs catching on fire, including 1 report of smoke inhalation with medical attention.
This recall involves Goodman®, Amana®, York International® and Energy Knight® Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps (PTACs).
Models that begin with the following prefixes are included in this recall: EKTC15, EKTH15, PMC15, PMH12, PMH15, PTC15, PTH12, PTH15, UCYB15 and UCYH15. Only units with the first four digits of the serial numbers in the range between 1001 and 1709 are affected.
Most of the recalled PTAC units are installed in hotels, motels, schools, apartment buildings and commercial spaces to provide room climate control.
They were sold at Goodman and heating and cooling dealers nationwide between January 2010 and February 2018 for $700 to $1,400.
Consumers should contact Goodman for a free repair kit and installation by an authorized technician. Commercial owners are being contacted directly and will be provided with free repair kits.
For more information, call Goodman toll-free at 888-803-0512 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at https://www.amana-ptac.com/ and click on “Recall Information.”
Source: Goodman Company Recalls Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps Due to Burn and Fire Hazards