Approximately 29,000 tankless gas water heaters in the U.S. and 2,200 in Canada have been recalled due to overheating.
This recall involves all models of single and dual purpose Coaire and Quietside brand tankless gas water heaters. The recalled water heaters heat either 4 or 7.2 gallons of water per minute. They are white and come in the following dimension ranges: 25-28 inches tall by 15-19 inches wide by 8-14 inches thick. The words “S-Line Condensing” are on the top and front and brand names “Coaire” or “Quietside” are on the bottom front of the recalled water heaters.
Daesung has received 40 reports of the units overheating, including four involving burns on the wall where the heater was mounted and two involving fires and property damage. No injuries have been reported as of yet.
The heaters were sold by independent dealers nationwide and on various websites including Amazon.com from July 2008 through August 2014 for between $500 and $2,000.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled water heaters and contact Challenger Supply Holdings or online at www.challengersupply.com and click on “Product Recall” for more information.
If you or a loved one suffered an injury from a defective product, you may be entitled to compensation for your damages. Contact one of our Gacovino Lake attorneys at 1-800-246-HURT (4878).