Gas Water Heater Recall

A.O. Smith is recalling about 1,500 gas water heaters because the flue gas temperatures can exceed safe limits and produce excessive temperatures in the venting unit, posing a fire hazard. The water heaters were sold nationwide from November 2007 to January 2008 for $1,000 to $2,500. The recall affects heaters with brand names A.O. Smith and State with model numbers FCG-75 300, FCG-75 301, GS6 75 XRR S and GS6 75 CRR S and serial number ranges L07A071460 through L07A144966 and M07A009387 through M07A072884. If you have one of these water heaters, stop using it immediately and contact A.O. Smith at 1-866-800-4661 for a free repair.

Credit: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission alert