Lennox Hearth has announced a recall of approximately 11,500 Lennox and Superior gas fireplaces. Defective fireplace gas connectors can leak, posing a fire hazard.
This recall involves natural gas or propane Lennox and Superior brand fireplaces with the following model and serial numbers. Lennox model numbers include ELDV, LDV, MLBV-40, MLDVT, MPB, MPD, MPDP, RHAP54, and SYM. Superior model numbers include SDV, SLDVT and SLBV.
Serial numbers have 10 digits starting with 6412D4, 6412E4, 6412F4, 6412G4, 6412H4, 6412D7, 6412E7, 6412F7, 6412G7, or 6412H7. The model, serial number and the Lennox or Superior brand names are printed on the rating plate located in the control box area of the fireplace.
The fireplaces included in this recall were sold at fireplace stores and by HVAC retailers and installers nationwide from April 2012 through December 2012.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled gas fireplaces, turn off the gas to the fireplace and contact Lennox Hearth Products for a free inspection and replacement of the leaking gas connector. Lennox is contacting purchasers directly.
For additional information on this recall, contact Lennox Hearth Products at 800-655-2008.