Atwood Devices May Overheat Water in Trailers from Compass Conversions

Atwood Model on-demand water heaters
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January 13, 2016

Compass Conversions is issuing a recall for vehicles with water heaters that may be overpowered.

The manufacturer is recalling one model year 2014 Bloomer Horse Trailer and one 2015 Platinum Horse Trailer with Atwood Model on-demand water heaters. The affected on-demand water heaters have a gas valve that may cause the water to overheat in the hot water supply tap.

The overheating of the water may result in the release of steam, possibly causing the operator is to scald themselves and increasing the risk of injury.

In addition to the two horse trailers, one Atwood water heater from Compass Conversions inventory is being recalled.

Compass Conversions will notify the owners and Atwood dealers will install a remedy kit, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.

Owners with questions about this recall can contact Compass Conversion customer service at (254) 771-9909 or Atwood customer service at (574) 264-2131.

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