Thermostat Recall Due to Fire Hazard
White-Rodgers, a major thermostat provider, hasrecalled over 1 million thermostats in the United States and Canada due to a fire hazard caused by alkaline batteries leaking onto the thermostat’s circuit board.
|Which Thermostats are Subject to Recall? The digital thermostats are white with blue lighted screens and will have one of the following names printed on the front:|
|The thermostats have a battery door on the top, left-hand corner. There are three or four buttons to the right and three or four more buttons below the thermostat screen.|
|Recalled thermostats do not show a battery icon on the left side of the blue lighted screen.|
|Only thermostats without a battery icon
are subject to recall.
|What Should You Do?If you own one of these brands, check your thermostat for the battery icon on the left-hand side of the blue lighted screen. If the battery icon is not shown, contact White-Rodgers to receive a free repair or a replacement thermostat.
Call White-Rodgers toll-free at (888) 624-1901 from
Click here to access the full report from the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission.