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Forum topic by Jack_T posted 02-16-2011 03:53 AM 6775 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Jack_T

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02-16-2011 03:53 AM

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I just saw this on the Consumer Product Safety Commission Website www.cpsc.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 3, 2011
Release #11-117 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (866) 220-5627
Sears Recall Hotline: (888) 279-8013
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
DeVilbiss Recalls Air Compressors Due to Fire Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Air compressors

Units: About 460,000

Manufacturer: DeVilbiss Air Power Company of Jackson, Tenn.

Hazard: The air compressor motor can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: DeVilbiss received nine reports of motors overheating, including three reports of fire damage to surrounding property. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled compressors were sold under the Craftsman, Delta Shopmaster, DeVilbiss, Husky and Porter-Cable brand names. The model number and manufacture date on each unit is located on the unit name plate on the tank. The model numbers, brands, tank size, orientation and color are shown below:

Brand Model Number Tank Tank Color Manufacture Date Range
Craftsman 919-16644 15 gal. vertical Red 5/2004 – 3/2005
Craftsman 919-16724 15 gal. horizontal Red 9/2000 – 3/2003
Craftsman 919-16724-1 15 gal. horizontal Red 9/2002 – 12/2003
Craftsman 919-16724-2 15 gal. horizontal Red 7/2003 – 5/2005
Craftsman 919-16724-3 15 gal. horizontal Red 5/2004 – 1/2005
Craftsman 919-16725 15 gal. horizontal Red 12/2002 – 12/2003
Craftsman 919-16725-1 15 gal. horizontal Red 7/2003 – 8/2004
Porter-Cable C2000-WK 6 gal. pancake Red 1/2004 – 5/2004
Porter-Cable C3001 4 gal. stacked Red 1/2004 – 7/2004
Delta Shopmaster CP503 12 gal. horizontal Gray 6/2002 – 3/2003
Delta Shopmaster CP503-1 12 gal. horizontal Gray 5/2003 – 3/2004
DeVilbiss Impact Series HFAC 3030 3 gal. horizontal Blue 1/2003 – 7/2004
Husky Y6010-WK 25 gal. vertical Red 2/2003 – 9/2003
Husky Y6010-WK-1 25 gal. vertical Red 7/2003 – 9/2003
Husky Y6020-WK 25 gal. vertical Red 5/2003 – 3/2004

-- Jack T, John 3:16 "For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life."


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#1 posted 02-18-2011 06:26 PM

Jack,

Thanks for posting this. I have the Porter Cable pancake model and it just started acting funny.

Regards,

-LewH

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#2 posted 02-18-2011 06:45 PM

Glad to be of help! The recall caught me by surprise. I didn’t see any notice of it on the magazine websites. It surprised me that they all were really DeVilbiss compressors.

-- Jack T, John 3:16 "For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life."

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