Trane U.S. Inc. has issued a recall of approximately 17,700 furnaces. The ground wire in the furnace’s junction box can become loose and cause an electrical component to fail or short circuit. This would pose a shock hazard to the user.
About the Recall of Trane Furnaces
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, consumers should stay away from furnaces until the replacement of the junction box.
Consumers can contact Trane to receive a free replacement junction box and installation.
No incidents or injuries have been reported.
Description of the Recalled Trane Furnaces
- The recall applies to Trane, American Standard, and Ameristar brands as well as unbranded furnaces.
- The furnaces’ serial numbers range from 16304 to 16324.
- The serial numbers and model numbers are printed on a white label on either the right or left side of the furnace.
- The furnaces were sold at Trane, American Standard, and Ameristar independent dealers nationwide from July 2016 to August 2016. They were priced between $400 and $4,000.