Lennox Industries is recalling three models of outdoor units for Lennox heat pumps. They pose a fire hazard as they can overheat. The indoor unit doesn’t pose a risk of overheating and is not the subject of the recall. The three products affected by the recall are:
LII Model Number Serial Number Sale Date Range (United States and Canada)
MPA018S4M-1P 6915XXXXXX or 6916XXXXXX Jan. 2016 through Nov. 2019
MPA048S4S-1P 6915XXXXXX or 6916XXXXXX Feb. 2016 through Nov. 2019
MPA048S4M-1P 6915XXXXXX or 6916XXXXXX Jan. 2016 through Nov. 2019
There have been two reports of overheating, where one resulted in a fire. In neither incident were there any personal injuries or property damage, other than to the unit itself.
For more information regarding the recalled units, please call 1-800-527-3506.