Hydrolevel Recalls Controllers for Slant/Fin Boilers Due to Fire Hazard

Hydrolevel has issued a recall for HydroStat Model 3000 Controllers for Slant/Fin Boilers due to a malfunction in the recalled controller can cause the boiler to overheat, posing a fire hazard.

This recall involves the Hydrolevel HydroStat Model 3000 boiler controller which is a black rectangular control unit for residential Slant/Fin VSPH boilers. The unit has six small LED lights and the word ‘Hydrostat’ on the front. The controller says HydroStat on the front and HydroStat Model 3000 on the back.

About 3,900 (in addition, about 370 were sold in Canada) units were sold through Slant/Fin distributors, residential boiler contractors and boiler distributors nationwide from May 2012 through July 2018 for about $185 for the boiler controller

Hydrolevel has received five reports of the recalled controllers failing to shut down the boilers after they reach the high temperature limit. No injuries or property damage have been reported.

Consumers with Slant/Fin model VSPH boilers should immediately contact a contractor to schedule a free repair. For assistance in locating a contractor, go to http://www.slantfin.com/locator/.


Source: Consumer Product Safety Commission

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