DeVilbiss Recalls Air Compressors
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:
|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|
Sold at: DeVilbiss, Porter-Cable, Husky, and Delta Shopmaster brand compressors were sold at home centers nationwide from January 2003 through December 2004 for between $199 and $299. Craftsman-brand compressors were sold at Sears stores nationwide from September 2000 through December 2005 for between $199 and $229.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using and unplug the recalled compressors and call DeVilbiss or Sears for a free inspection and repair.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, consumers with DeVilbiss, Porter-Cable, Husky and Delta compressors should contact DeVilbiss toll-free at (866) 220-5627 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.porter-cable.com or www.devap.com (pdf). Consumers with Craftsman-brand compressors should call Sears toll-free at (888) 279-8013, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. CT and Saturday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT, or visit their website at www.sears.com