ThyssenKrupp Residential Elevators Recalled
Residential Elevators by ThyssenKrupp Access Manufacturing issued a recall for about 670 LEV II®, Volant™ and Rise™ residential elevators as of September 20, 2012. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recall release, the residential elevator doors can unlock and open at a landing where no elevator car is present. This can expose the elevator shaft and pose a fall hazard to consumers.
Elevator Recall Information
Information below is provided by the CPSC.
- The recall asks consumers to stop using the elevator immediately if they are to notice an “E3” or “E8” error code.
- Even if there is no error code present, consumers are being urged to contact the manufacture for a software upgrade for the elevator.
Though ThyssenKrupp Access Manufacturing has not had any reported injuries or incidents, consumers are encouraged to contact the manufacture by phone.
More information can be found on the manufacture’s website.
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