- Carrier models 52CE, 52CQ, 52PE and 52PQ;
- Bryant models 840 and 841; and
- Fast models 840 and 841
Carrier confirmed that there have been about 47 incidents involving the overheating units, two of which were fires in hotels. In another incident, a person suffered burns and smoke inhalation. Other incidents include 'scorched or melted cords or wall outlets'. However, there were no injuries.
Customers have been advised to switch off an unplug the units and they will get a free replacement unit form Carrier. They can find out the specific serial numbers involved on the Carrier website.