TXU Recalls Thermostat that May Catch Fire
Date 2010/6/22 23:22:44 | Topic: Local News, Notes and Events
|TXU Energy announces thermostat recall|
Certain thermostat models sold by TXU Energy to customers in North Texas are being recalled due to an overheating issue that could result in a fire.
The recall is for 6,300 Comverge communication models inside the programmable thermostats with serial numbers between 1015857 and 1022518. The number is found on the top of the thermostat’s plastic housing. The thermostat features “TXU Energy” and “White Rodgers” printed on the faceplate.
Those with the thermostats in question should contact Comverge for a replacement communication module. Consumers should not attempt to disable or replace the module, and the company will install a new module free of charge. The company is contacting consumers who own the recalled module.
For more information, call toll-free at 866.277.7001 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, or visit www.comverge.com/recall.