LG Electronics has announced a recall on their portable air conditioners as they can overheat, posing a risk of fire. This recall involves three models of 7,000 and 8,000 BTU LG portable air conditioners including model numbers LP0711WNR, LP0813WNR, and LP0814WNR. The air conditioners are tan/white with the LG logo on the front. The model number is located on the product’s left side panel.
There have been four reports of fires that have caused $380,000 in property damages.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled portable air conditioners and contact LG to schedule a free repair at an authorized service center.