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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 AKVALrecall@airkinglimited.com or online at www.airkinglimited.com and click on Product Recall for more information.

Consumers should immediately stop using and inspect range hoods per the instructions provided at www.airkinglimited.com/recall 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 HomeDepot.com, Lowes.com, Build.com, Lowes.com and Amazon.com from 2009 through 2018 for about $550.


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