According to news sources, a recall has been issued for about 223,600 units of Coleman Evcon and Red T Gas Furnaces after the company received reports regarding the furnace potentially overheating, which could result in the exposure of open flames.
The company, York International Corp, announced the recall in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission due to the heat-exchanger cracking as a result of overheating, causing flames to be exposed which can in turn lead to a possible fire. The company has already received about 393 reports of such overheating taking place.
The product was previously recalled on November 2004.
There have been no injuries reported to date.
Consumers with the recalled furnaces should contact the company at to schedule a free inspection and repair if necessary.
As a Bakersfield personal injury attorney, I’ve seen recalls of this kind in the past and understand the risks they entail for unsuspecting consumers. I hope that by supplying this information consumers will have an opportunity to learn more about this recalled product . If you or a loved one has been injured through the use or consumption of a defective product, speak with a personal injury lawyer Fresno to learn about the legal options available to you.