If you have an Air to Air Heat Exchanger in your home you may be entitled to a recall. I have recently discovered working in new home construction that several different models manufactured in Canada are subject to a recall. The following is from the linked provided below:
The motor in the air exchangers can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
Venmar Ventilation has received 4 reports in relation to this recall expansion (1 in the U.S. and 3 in Canada). In the previous recalls, Venmar Ventilation reported 26 incidents, for a total of 30. Out of these 30 incidents, 5 took place in the U.S. and 25 took place in Canada. All incidents resulted in fires and in a total of more than $1.1 million in property damages. No injuries have been reported.
Health Canada has not received any confirmed reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these products.
Approximately 207,000 units were sold in Canada and are targeted by this expansion of the recall. Approximately 108,000 units were sold in the United States.
Time period sold
The units were sold from January 2002 through December 2009 by heating, plumbing and building supply distributors nationwide.
Place of origin
Manufactured in Canada.
Venmar Ventilation Inc.
Be sure to read the link and follow the information provided if your model fits the recall criteria.
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