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FIREPLACE RECALL
 
The following information was obtained from the Consumer Safety Product Commission:
  
Kozy Heat Fireplaces – Hussong Manufacturing and American Flame

Recall Three Gas Fireplaces and Fireplace Inserts
  
Since many the policyholders in our area may have Kozy Heat fireplaces installed in their homes, we thought we should pass on the following important recall information:
  
Recall date: April 04, 2014; Recall number: 14-144 

Recall Summary

Name of product: Kozy Heat, Ambiance and Stellar Hearth gas fireplaces and fireplace inserts

Hazard: The main control module can allow gas to be released and buildup in the burner area, posing an explosion hazard.

Consumer Contact: Hussong Manufacturing at (800) 253-4904 between 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.kozyheat.com, www.ambiancefireplace.com, or www.stellarhearth.com, then click on “Recall Information” for more information.

Recall Details

Description and Models
This recall involves Hussong Manufacturing direct vent gas fireplaces and gas fireplace inserts that use American Flame brand main control modules. The recalled products are 22 models sold under the brand names Kozy Heat Fireplaces, Ambiance Fireplaces and Stellar Hearth Products. Recalled fireplaces and inserts were manufactured between October 2009 and April 2013. The fireplace name, model number, manufacture date and serial number are on a silver testing label attached by a chain and next to the gas valve of the fireplace or fireplace insert.


Incidents/Injuries
Hussong Manufacturing received reports of nine incidents of gas being released prematurely and exploding, resulting in minor property damage and two reports of abrasions.
 
Remedy
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled fireplaces and fireplace inserts, turn off the gas to the units and contact the dealer where the unit was purchased or Hussong Manufacturing to have the ignition board on the fireplace main control module replaced free of charge. 

Sold at
Fireplace dealers and distributors from October 2009 to April 2013 for between $1,450 and $3,325.

Manufacturer
Hussong Manufacturing Co. Inc., d/b/a Kozy Heat Fireplaces, of Lakefield, Minn. 

For the complete article with information regarding this recall please visit the Consumer Safety Product Commission website at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/.


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Ambience fireplace

 

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Stellar Hearth fireplace

 

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The testing label is next to the gas valve of the fireplace or fireplace insert.

Recall Summary

Name of product: Kozy Heat, Ambiance and Stellar Hearth gas fireplaces and fireplace inserts

 

Hazard: The main control module can allow gas to be released and buildup in the burner area, posing an explosion hazard.

 

Consumer Contact: Hussong Manufacturing at (800) 253-4904 between 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.kozyheat.com, www.ambiancefireplace.com, or www.stellarhearth.com, then click on “Recall Information” for more information.

 

Recall Details

Description and Models

This recall involves Hussong Manufacturing direct vent gas fireplaces and gas fireplace inserts that use American Flame brand main control modules. The recalled products are 22 models sold under the brand names Kozy Heat Fireplaces, Ambiance Fireplaces and Stellar Hearth Products. Recalled fireplaces and inserts were manufactured between October 2009 and April 2013. The fireplace name, model number, manufacture date and serial number are on a silver testing label attached by a chain and next to the gas valve of the fireplace or fireplace insert.

 

Incidents/Injuries

Hussong Manufacturing received reports of nine incidents of gas being released prematurely and exploding, resulting in minor property damage and two reports of abrasions.

 

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled fireplaces and fireplace inserts, turn off the gas to the units and contact the dealer where the unit was purchased or Hussong Manufacturing to have the ignition board on the fireplace main control module replaced free of charge. 

 

Sold at

Fireplace dealers and distributors from October 2009 to April 2013 for between $1,450 and $3,325.

 

Manufacturer

Hussong Manufacturing Co. Inc., d/b/a Kozy Heat Fireplaces, of Lakefield, Minn. 

 

For the complete article with information regarding this recall please visit the Consumer Safety Product Commission website at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/.

 

Recall Summary

Name of product: Kozy Heat, Ambiance and Stellar Hearth gas fireplaces and fireplace inserts

 

Hazard: The main control module can allow gas to be released and buildup in the burner area, posing an explosion hazard.

 

Consumer Contact: Hussong Manufacturing at (800) 253-4904 between 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.kozyheat.com, www.ambiancefireplace.com, or www.stellarhearth.com, then click on “Recall Information” for more information.