The Journal Gazette
Monday, March 25, 2019 7:55 am

Air King America recalls wall-mounted range hoods

Air King America recalls wall-mounted range hoods due to the wall mounting anchors provided with the range hoods do not adequately secure the hood to the wall, posing an injury hazard to the consumer.

Consumers can contact Air King America toll free at 877-304-3785 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. E.T. Monday through Friday, email at or online at and click on Product Recall for more information.

Consumers should immediately stop using and inspect range hoods per the instructions provided at to determine if included in recall. Air King will provide customers with recalled units free replacement wall anchors and repairs by a qualified technician. 

 This recall involves Air King Valencia wall-mounted range hoods in 30 and 36 inch widths. The Range hoods are approximately 18 inches high without the vertical exhaust duct cover. The affected range hoods are sold in the following finishes: stainless steel, white and black. The Air King name is located on the motor housing behind the removable grease filters. This recall only includes VAL and ESVAL series hoods.


Model                                                              Product Name


ESVAL30                                                  Valencia Series 30” Range Hood


ESVAL30B                                                Valencia Series 30” Range Hood


ESVAL30BL                                              Valencia Series 30” Range Hood


ESVAL30S                                                Valencia Series 30” Range Hood


ESVAL30SS                                              Valencia Series 30” Range Hood


ESVAL30W                                               Valencia Series 30” Range Hood


ESVAL30WH                                             Valencia Series 30” Range Hood


ESVAL36                                                   Valencia Series 36” Range Hood


ESVAL36BL                                               Valencia Series 36” Range Hood


ESVAL36S                                                 Valencia Series 36” Range Hood


ESVAL36SS                                              Valencia Series 36” Range Hood


ESVAL36W                                              Valencia Series 36” Range Hood


ESVAL36WH                                            Valencia Series 36” Range Hood


TVWS930SS                                             Valencia Series


VAL30B                                                    Valencia Series 30” Range Hood


VAL30BAB                                               Valencia Series 30” Range Hood


VAL30BLK                                               Valencia Series 30” Range Hood


VAL30S                                                   Valencia Series 30” Range Hood


VAL30SAB                                               Valencia Series 30” Range Hood


VAL30SS                                                  Valencia Series 30” Range Hood


VAL30W                                                   Valencia Series 30” Range Hood


VAL30WAB                                               Valencia Series 30” Range Hood


VAL30WHT                                              Valencia Series 30” Range Hood


VAL36B                                                    Valencia Series 36” Range Hood


VAL36BAB                                                Valencia Series 36” Range Hood


VAL36BLK                                                 Valencia Series 36” Range Hood


VAL36S                                                     Valencia Series 36” Range Hood


VAL36SAB                                                 Valencia Series 36” Range Hood


VAL36SS                                                   Valencia Series 36” Range Hood


VAL36W                                                    Valencia Series 36” Range Hood


VAL36WAB                                               Valencia Series 36” Range Hood


VAL36WHT                                               Valencia Series 36” Range Hood


Air King America has received one report of a Valencia Range Hood coming loose from the wall soon after installation resulting in minor damage to the cook top. No injuries were reported. 

The hoods were sold at Independent electrical supply distributors nationwide and online including,,, and from 2009 through 2018 for about $550.

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