Consumer product recall

Trane Recalls Furnaces

Starting date:
November 10, 2016
Posting date:
November 10, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Electrical Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-60980

Affected products

Trane Furnaces

Product description

This recall involves Trane®, American Standard®, and Ameristar® brand or unbranded furnaces.  The recalled furnaces include serial numbers beginning with 16304 through 16324.  The model and serial numbers are printed on a white label on the left or right-hand side of the unit.  

The following model numbers are included in the recall:
Trane American Standard Ameristar or Not Branded
TDC1B060A9361AE ADC1B060A9361AE M801P040AU24AAC
TDC1B080A9421AF ADC1B080A9421AF M801P060AU24AAC
TDD1A060A9241BA ADD1B080A9H31BC M801P060AU36AAB
TDD1B060A9361BA ADD1C100A9481BA M801P080BU36AAC
TDD1B060A9H31BC ADD1D120A9H51BC M801P080BU48AAC
TDD1C100A9481BA ADD2B080A9V3VAB M801P100CU48AAC
TDD2B060A9V3VAB ADE1A060A9361AE M801P120DD60AAC
TDD2B080A9V3VAB ADE1B080A9451AE M801P120DU60AAB
TDD2C100A9482AE ADE1B100A9451AE M951P040BD24AAB
TDD2C100A9V5VAB ADE1D120A9601AD M951P040BU24AAB
TDE1B060A9361AE ADH1B065A9421AB M951P060BU36AAB
TDE1B080A9451AE ADH1C085A9481AA M951P065BD42AAB
TDE1B100A9451AE ADHMB080ACV3VBC M951P080BU42ABB
TDE1C100A9601AD AUC1B040A9241AF M951P085CD48AAA
TDH1B040A9241AB AUC1B060A9361AF M951P100CU48AAA
TDH1B040A9H21BA AUC1B080A9421AF M952V060BD36ABA
TDH1B065A9421AB AUC1C100A9481AE M952V060BU36ABA
TDH1C085A9481AA AUC1D100A9601AE M952V080BU36ABA
TDH1C085A9H41BA AUC1D120A9601AE M952V100CU48ABA
TDH1D110A9601AA AUD1A040A9241BA  
TDH2B080A942VAB AUD1A040A9301BA  
TUC1B040A9241AF AUD1A040A9H21BC  
TUC1B060A9361AF AUD1A060A9241BA  
TUC1B080A9421AF AUD1A060A9361BA  
TUC1C100A9481AE AUD1B060A9361BA  
TUC1D100A9601AE AUD1B080A9361BA  
TUC1D120A9601AE AUD1B080A9481BA  
TUD1A040A9241BA AUD1B080A9H31BC  
TUD1A040A9H21BC AUD1B100A9361BA  
TUD1A060A9241BA AUD1B100A9451BA  
TUD1A060A9361BA AUD1C080A9601BA  
TUD1B060A9361BA AUD1C080A9H41BC  
TUD1B060A9H31BC AUD1C100A9481BA  
TUD1B080A9361BA AUD1C100A9601BA  
TUD1B080A9481BA AUD1C100A9H51BC  
TUD1B080A9H31BC AUD1D120A9601BA  
TUD1B100A9361BA AUD1D140A9H51BC  
TUD1B100A9451BA AUD2B060A9V3VBB  
TUD1C080A9601BA AUD2B060ACV32AC  
TUD1C080A9H41BC AUD2B080A9362AD  
TUD1C100A9481BA AUD2B080A9V3VBB  
TUD1C100A9601BA AUD2B080ACV32AC  
TUD1C100A9H51BC AUD2C080A9V4VBB  
TUD1C120A9541BA AUD2C080ACV42AB  
TUD1D120A9601BA AUD2C080ACV42AC  
TUD1D120A9H51BC AUD2C100A9V5VBB  
TUD2A040A9242AD AUD2C100ACV52AC  
TUD2A060A9362AC AUD2C100B9V5VBB  
TUD2B060A9V3VBB AUD2D120ACV52AC  
TUD2B060ACV32AC AUD2D140A9V5VBB  
TUD2B080A9V3VBB AUE1A040A9241AE  
TUD2B080ACV32AC AUE1A060A9361AD  
TUD2B100A9V3VBB AUE1B060A9361AE  
TUD2C080A9V4VBB AUE1B080A9361AE  
TUD2C080ACV42AC AUE1B080A9481AE  
TUD2C080B9V4VBB AUE1B100A9361AE  
TUD2C100A9602AC AUE1C100A9481AE  
TUD2C100A9V5VBB AUE1C100A9601AD  
TUD2C100ACV52AC AUE1D120A9601AD  
TUD2C100B9V5VBB AUH1B040A9241AB  
TUD2D120A9V5VBB AUH1B060A9361AB  
TUD2D120ACV52AC AUH1B060A9H31BA  
TUD2D120B9V5VBB AUH1B080A9421BB  
TUD2D140A9602AC AUH1B080A9H31CA  
TUE1A040A9241AE AUH1C080A9601AA  
TUE1A060A9241AE AUH1C100A9481AA  
TUE1A060A9361AD AUH1C100A9H41BA  
TUE1B060A9361AE AUH1D120A9601AA  
TUE1B080A9361AE AUH2B060A9V3VBA  
TUE1B080A9481AE AUH2B080A942VAB  
TUE1B100A9361AE AUH2B080A9V3VBA  
TUE1C100A9481AE AUH2C100A948VAA  
TUE1C100A9601AD AUHMB060ACV3VBC  
TUE1D120A9601AD AUHMC100ACV4VBB  
TUH1B040A9241AB    
TUH1B040A9H21BA    
TUH1B060A9361AB    
TUH1B060A9H31BA    
TUH1B080A9421BB    
TUH1B080A9H31CA    
TUH1C080A9601AA    
TUH1C100A9481AA    
TUH1C100A9H41BA    
TUH1D100A9601AA    
TUH1D120A9601AA    
TUH1D120A9H51BA    
TUH2B060A936VAB    
TUH2B060A9V3VBA    
TUH2B080A942VAB    
TUH2B080A9V3VBA    
TUH2B080A9V4VBA    
TUHMB060ACV3VBC    
TUHMB080ACV3VBC    
TUHMC100ACV4VBB    
TUHMD120ACV5VBB    

 

Hazard identified

The ground wire in the furnace's junction box can become loose.  If an electrical component then fails and short circuits, the unit poses a shock hazard.

Neither Health Canada nor Trane has received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these products.

Number sold

Approximately 515 affected products were shipped for sale in Canada, of which approximately 98 were installed in the homes of Canadian consumers.  Only furnaces falling within the serial numbers or serial number ranges set out above are affected products.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold by Trane®, American Standard®, and Ameristar® independent dealers between July 2016 and August 2016.

Place of origin

Manufactured in United States.

Companies

Manufacturer

Trane U.S. Inc.

Tyler

Texas

UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should contact Trane to receive a free replacement junction box and free installation.  The firm is contacting consumers directly. Consumers should avoid contact with the furnaces until the junction box is replaced.

For more information consumers can contact Trane at 800-945-5884 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at traneresidential, americanstandardair, or ameristarac and click on "Safety Recall" at the bottom of the page for more information.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.