The recall involves 37 models of Trane’s XB300 and American Standard brand Silver SI split system outdoor condensing units. The models were sold through Trane and American Standard independent distributors and dealers in the US between February 2010 and March 2014 for between $890 and $1,000.
The hazard involves ground screws which do not have the two threads required to provide sufficient grounding.
Models included in the recall are:
*15th digit present on actual units is not represented on this list.
Consumers have been advised to immediately turn off the cooling unit via the main breaker switch and check the model information. Consumers with recalled air conditioning systems should contact Trane or their installer or service dealer for instructions on scheduling a free inspection and repair.
Contact Trane toll-free at (888) 731-7561 from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. CT Monday through Saturday, 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. CT Sunday, or online at www.trane.com/residential and click on “XB300 Product Recall” for more information. Consumers can also log onto www.americanstandardair.com/residential and click on “XB300 Product Recall” for more information.