(WBNG Binghamton) LG Electronics has announced the recall of almost 100 thousand Portable dehumidifiers.
L-G Electronics originally recalled the 30 pint dehumidifiers in December of last year.
The power the the compressor can short circuit and cause a fire or burn hazard.
Since the original recall, 4 additional fires have been blamed on the dehumidifiers.
The units were sold at Wal-mart and other major retailers.
You should stop using it, and return it to an L-G licensed repair shop for a free repair.
You can call the company at 877 220-0479 or go to the website www.30 PintDehumidifierRecall.com.
A complete listing of the recalled dehumidifiers is listed below.
Brand Model No. Serial Number Range
Goldstar GHD30Y7 611TAxx00001~08400
Models Sold at Home Depot
Goldstar DH305Y7 612TAxx00001~00600
Models sold at Walmart
Comfort-Aire BHD-301-C 611TA000001~001697
Models sold at Heat Controller Inc.