Friday, June 3, 2016

Broan-NuTone Recalls Ventilation Fans Due to Fire Hazard The fan motor can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Recall date: May 31, 2016
Recall number: 16-184
  • Broan-NuTone L500 Ventilation Fans
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    Broan-NuTone L500 Ventilation Fans

Recall Summary

Name of product: Ventilation fans
The fan motor can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
Consumer Contact:
Broan-NuTone at 800-637-1453 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at  and click on “L500 Series Recall Notice” for more information.
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Recall Details

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About 450 in U.S. (in addition, 200 were sold in Canada)
This recall involves L500 series fans designed to circulate air in and out of a home or building. The fans were sold in nine brands and have the model information printed on the specification label affixed to the blower assembly. Fans included in the recall are:

Brand NameModel Number
BroanL500, L500K, L500KL, L500L, S97014819, S97014820, S99080487
Twin City FanT500, T500L
CarnesVCDD050C, VCDD050I
Acme Eng and Mfg Co  VQL500, VQ500
WW Grainger  1AAD3, 4TR58, 4TR59, 4YG83
Captive AireCFA500
American CoolAirCFL50A1151
Solar and PalauFFC500, FF500 
American Coolair Corp.IL50LA1151
None reported
Consumers should immediately turn off and unplug the recalled fans and contact Broan to receive a free replacement fan.
Sold at
Heating, plumbing and building supply retailers nationwide and online from February 2016 through March 2016 for about $240.
Broan-NuTone LLC, of Hartford, Wis.
Manufactured in

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