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Water pump motors recalled for fire hazard

Ohio-based A.O. Smith Electrical Products is recalling about 7,000 water pump motors in Canada and the U.S. because they may overheat and pose a fire hazard.

The pumps ranged in price from $500 to $750 US and were sold to independent contractors and plumbers between August 2007 and May 2008.

No related incidents or injuries have been reported.

The recall affects the following pumps made between August 2007 and May 2008:


  • Lawn sprinkler pump, model number QP10.
  • Lawn sprinkler pump with brass impeller, model number QP10B.
  • Shallow well jet pump, model number HJ100S.
  • Shallow well jet pump with brass impeller, model number JH100S-1.
  • Deep well jet pump, model number HJ100D.
  • Deep well jet pump less regulator, model number HJ100D-LR.
  • Deep well jet pump with brass impeller, model number HJ100D-1.
  • Individually sold replacement motor, model number 20935A000K.

The pumps were made in Mexico.

Recall notice

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