Recall For Repair: Garage Heaters

By Bryan Mercer

Recall For Repair: Garage Heaters

May 3, 2011 Updated May 3, 2011 at 12:33 PM EST

(WBNG Binghamton) Lennox Industries has recalled some of its garage heaters due to a fire hazard.

About 440 of the units were sold

Some heaters were manufactured without a required flame rollout switch, which is a back-up device that shuts down the heater in the event of a heater failure. This poses a fire hazard.

No incidents or injuries have been reported.

This recall involves Lennox garage heaters with heating capacity, model number, and serial number listed below.

The brand name "Lennox", the model number and the serial number can be found on the nameplate located inside the control cabinet.

Heating Capacity: 60,000 BTUH
Model Number: TUA060SNAF1
Serial Number Range: 5609H#### to 5610M#####

Heating Capacity: 100,000 BTUH
Model Number: TUA100SNAF1
Serial Number Range:6004G#### to 6010L#####
5604G#### to 5610L#####

Heating Capacity: 100,000 BTUH
Model Number: TUA100SNSF1
Serial Number Range: 6004G#### to 6010L#####
5604G#### to 5610L#####

Heating Capacity: 125,000 BTUH
Model Number: TUA125SNAF1
Serial Number Range: 6004G#### to 6010L#####
5604G#### to 5610L#####

Heating Capacity: 125,000 BTUH
Model Number: TUA125SNSF1
Serial Number Range: 6004G#### to 6010L#####
5604G#### to 5610L#####

The heaters were sold at Lennox Industries dealers and distributors nationwide from July 2004 through April 2011 for between $2,700 and $4,200.

Consumers should stop using these recalled heaters immediately. Consumers should contact Lennox to schedule an inspection and, if necessary, repair of the garage heater.

For additional information, contact Lennox at (888) 584-2353 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the company's website www.lennox.com

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