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soleus portable air conditioner model no EL-PAC-08E9
Home Maintenance and Structures
Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
Air Conditioners (381)
Soleus International Inc    
Soleus
 
 
Lowe's
Unspecified
4/27/2014
I found out that the company Soleus owned by Gree has had a lot of recalls on dehumidifiers that have caused fires. I purchased one of there portable air conditioning units for my sun porch and used it over the summer without problem. We had not used it for over a month so it was off for a while but plugged into the wall. One cold November morning upon leaving the house we heard the unit turned on, this was in a locked room, and not on for quite awhile. It must have been blasting freezing air for sometime over night while we where asleep. We tried to turn it off, but where not able to until we unplugged it from the wall and the plug was burning hot. Thank God we did not have a fire, and this happened when the unit was turned off. It turned itself on and ran for God knows how long. Then on top of it all, it was still under warranty and the company gave us the run around about returning it. This is a bad company and should be put out of business
11/8/2014
Home/Apartment/Condominium 
Incident, No Injury
Unspecified
Unspecified
Unspecified
Yes
N/A
N/A
They wanted me to pay sixty dollars to ship it back, under warrenty and with a copy of my reciept sent to them.
Yes
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