Carlin Recalls Williamson and Thermoflo Furnaces and Boilers Equipped with Carlin Burners Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)

The recall includes Williamson and Thermoflo furnaces and boilers with Carlin oil burners with an installation date label between April 1, 2015 and November 31, 2015. The installation date is printed on a label on the outside of the furnace or boiler. Recalled furnaces have a Carlin burner inside of the furnace, behind the furnace grate. Recalled boilers have a Carlin burner attached to the outside of the boiler enclosure. “Carlin” is printed in white letters on the face of the burner nameplate.  

Recall Details
  • Hazard
    A wiring malfunction can result in the burners failing to shut off, posing a fire hazard.
  • Remedy
    Repair
  • Incidents
    Carlin has received one report of the burner failing to shut off. No injuries have been reported. 
  • Consumer Action
    Consumers should immediately contact Carlin to arrange for a free repair. Consumers who cannot locate their installation date label can also contact Carlin. Carlin is contacting installers directly to make repairs on furnaces that were installed in consumer’s homes.
  • Sold At
    Heating and plumbing contractors that install Williamson-Thermoflo heating and plumbing equipment nationwide from April 2015 through November 2015 for about $500 for the burners.   
 
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