Mountain SPAs Recalled
27, 2004 - NEWSdial.com)
The following product
safety recall was conducted voluntarily by the firm in cooperation
with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Consumers should
stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Coast Mountain Spas
Spa Manufacturer: Coast
Mountain® Spas, of Langley, British
Pump Motor Manufacturer: A. O. Smith Electrical Products Company,
of Tipp City, Ohio
Hazard: The motor in the circulating pump can overheat, posing
a fire hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: A. O. Smith has received three reports of
overheating, resulting in fires. No injuries have been reported.
recalled Coast Mountain® spas have various
model names, including Cypress, Seymour, Cowichan, Washington and
Robson spas. The model name is located on the top corner of the
spa. The recalled units have a capacitor made by Motors Capacitor
Inc., which can be identified by a label on the motor that has
the words, “Tiny Might.” The spas have an acrylic liner
with western red cedar siding and seat up to six adults.
Sold at: Coast Mountain dealers sold these spas in Washington,
Idaho and Alaska from January 1996 through October 2002 for between
$4,000 and $8,000.
Manufactured In: The motor capacitors were made in Taiwan, the
motors and pump assemblies were made in the U.S., and the spas
were manufactured in Canada.
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the spas immediately and contact
the Spa Fulfillment Center at (800) 899-6896 between 8:30 a.m.
and 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday to arrange for installation
of a free replacement pump capacitor.
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