This expanded recall involves additional models of Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners (PTAC) and Packaged Terminal Heat Pumps (PTHP) sold under the Bryant, Carrier and Fast brand names. The recalled units have capacities of 7,000; 9,000; 12,000 and 15,000 BTUs and plug into 208/230 volt outlets.
Brand NameModel NumberCarrier52CE, 52CQ, 52PE, 52PQ, 52PC, 52ME, 52MQBryant840, 841, 842Fast840, 841, 842
Model and serial numbers are located on the ratings/data plate on the right front of the unit, underneath the removable front panel. A complete list of the serial numbers involved in this recall is available by calling Carrier or at www.carrier.com.
The power cord plug can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
As of February 1, 2017, Carrier has received one report of an incident in Canada. The incident involved a cord that overheated with no injury reported.
In the United States, Carrier has received reports of approximately 36 incidents of overheating power cords with no injuries reported. The company had also received reports of 47 incidents of overheating prior to the April 2016 recall.