Honeywell recalls fire alarm sounders and strobes

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The fire alarm system may fail to alert consumers of a fire

Honeywell International of Charlotte, N.C., and System Sensor, of St. Charles, Ill., are recalling about 29,000 System Sensor L-series low frequency sounders and strobes for residential apartments and commercial buildings.

The devices can malfunction and cause the fire alarm system to fail to alert consumers to a fire.

Honeywell has received two reports of low or no sound output during installation. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves all Honeywell System Sounder L-series Low Frequency Sounders, Sounder Strobes, and Compact Sounders.

The sounder and strobes are square, with white and red plastic housings, listed for wall mounting and measure about 5.6 by 4.7 inches for the sounders and strobes and about 5.3 by 3.5 inches for the compact sounder.

The model number, date codes and “System Sensor” are printed on the product label and carton.

Date codes 3034 and 3035 and the following models are included in this recall: HWL-LF, HWL-LF-BP10, HRL-LF, HRL-LF-BP10, HGWL-LF-BP10, P2WL-LF.

The sounders and strobes, manufactured in Mexico, were sold at Honeywell authorized System Sensor installers and fire equipment distributors nationwide from March through April 2023 for about $107.

What to do

Consumers should contact the firm to arrange for a free inspection and free repair.

Consumers may contact System Sensor at (800) 736-7672 from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday, by email at, or online at for more information.

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