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DeVilbiss Recalls Air Compressors Due to Fire Hazard


Washington, DC: DeVilbiss Air Power Company of Jackson, TN, is recalling about 460,000 air compressors because the compressor motor can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

DeVilbiss received nine reports of motors overheating, including three reports of fire damage to surrounding property. No injuries have been reported.

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 can be found through the link below.

The compressors were 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.

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Published on Feb-3-11


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