Water Heating Technologies Recalls Gas Water Heater Due to Fire Hazard
About the Water Heaters Recall
According to reports, Flammable liquids or gases can enter a space between the burner flange and the combustion chamber of the water heater, which poses a risk of fire or explosion.
The recall currently affects roughly 14,400 water heaters sold at pluming contractors nationwide from May 2015 through February 2016 for between $400 and $820.
It is advised that consumers stop using the gas water heaters and call Water Heating Technologies to arrange for a service technician to inspect, repair or replace the water heater free of charge
Description of the Recalled Water Heaters
All information is provided by the CPSC.
- The recall of Water Heating Technologies “American Standard” gas water heaters includes GN Models with Serial Numbers starting with: F15 / G15 / H15 / J15 / K15 / L15 / M15 / A16 / B16, and GSN Models with Serial Numbers starting with: E15 / F15 / G15 / H15 / J15 / K15 / L15 / M15 / A16 / B16 (the model number can be found on a label on the side of the water heater).
- The recalled water heaters are white and the “American Standard” label is printed on the front of the heater.
- The water heaters were sold in 30, 40 and 50 gallon capacities.