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Craftsman, DeVilbiss, Husky, Delta Shopmaster and Porter-Cable Air Compressors Recalled

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February 3, 2011

460,000 air compressors are being recalled because the motor can overheat and cause a fire.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced that the manufacturer of the air compressors, DeVilbiss Air Power, of Jackson TN, is voluntarily recalling these units because the company received nine reports of motors overheating. Three of these cases resulted in of fire damage to surrounding property.

Affected by the recall, are air compressors sold under the Craftsman, DeVilbiss, Husky, Delta Shopmaster and Porter-Cable brand names. Consumers may have bought the DeVilbiss, Porter-Cable, Husky and Delta Shopmaster brand air compressors at home centers nationwide for $199 to $299 from January 2003 through December 2004. Sears stores nationwide sold the Craftsman brand air compressors between September 2000 and December 2005 for between $199 and $229.

Consumers can determine if their air compressor is on the list by finding the nameplate on the air compressor’s tank and comparing it to this chart:

Brand

Model Number

Tank

Tank
Color

Manufacture
Date Range

Craftsman

919-16644

15 gal. vertical

Red

5/2004 – 3/2005

Craftsman

919-16724

15 gal. horizontal

Red

9/2000 – 3/2003

Craftsman

919-16724-1

15 gal. horizontal

Red

9/2002 – 12/2003

Craftsman

919-16724-2

15 gal. horizontal

Red

7/2003 – 5/2005

Craftsman

919-16724-3

15 gal. horizontal

Red

5/2004 – 1/2005

Craftsman

919-16725

15 gal. horizontal

Red

12/2002 – 12/2003

Craftsman

919-16725-1

15 gal. horizontal

Red

7/2003 – 8/2004

Porter-Cable

C2000-WK

6 gal. pancake

Red

1/2004 – 5/2004

Porter-Cable

C3001

4 gal. stacked

Red

1/2004 – 7/2004

Delta Shopmaster

CP503

12 gal. horizontal

Gray

6/2002 – 3/2003

Delta Shopmaster

CP503-1

12 gal. horizontal

Gray

5/2003 – 3/2004

DeVilbiss Impact Series

HFAC 3030

3 gal. horizontal

Blue

1/2003 – 7/2004

Husky

Y6010-WK

25 gal. vertical

Red

2/2003 – 9/2003

Husky

Y6010-WK-1

25 gal. vertical

Red

7/2003 – 9/2003

Husky

Y6020-WK

25 gal. vertical

Red

5/2003 – 3/2004

If a consumer determines their unit matches this chart, they should stop using the air compressor immediately and arrange for a free inspection and repair.

Consumers with DeVilbiss, Porter-Cable, Husky and Delta air compressors should contact DeVilbiss toll-free at (866) 220-5627 or visit www.porter-cable.com or www.devap.com. Those with a Craftsman air compressor should call Sears toll-free at (888) 279-8013or visit their website at www.sears.com.