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Pentair recalls pool heaters

A connection in the heater can leak the combustible air-gas mixture

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Pentair Water Pool and Spa of Sanford, N.C., is recalling about 4,700 StaRite and Mastertemp pool heaters.

A connection in the heater can leak the combustible air-gas mixture, posing a fire hazard.

No incidents or injuries have been reported.

This recall involves Pentair Water Pool and Spa StaRite and Mastertemp pool heaters sold in various styles and models with manufacturing dates between December 22, 2020 and January 6, 2021. A list of the model numbers may be found here.

The pool heaters, manufactured in the U.S., were sold at pool equipment distributors nationwide between December 2020, and January 2021, for between $2,200 to $3,100, depending on the model.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled heaters and contact Pentair Water Pool and Spa for a free repair.

Consumers may contact Pentair Water Pool and Spa at (800) 831-7133 from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday, or online at www.pentair.com and click on “Products” at the top of the page, then “Pool and Spa Equipment” for more information.

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