Dometic Australia Pty Ltd - Dometic 2 Door Absorption Refrigerator 188L RUA6408X and 224L RUA8408X Recall

A recall notice for Dometic 2 Door Absorption Refrigerator 188L RUA6408X and 224L RUA8408X supplied by Dometic Australia Pty Ltd as a small wiring loom may overheat and char when the product is running on 12V DC.

Dometic Australia Pty Ltd - Dometic 2 Door Absorption Refrigerator 188L RUA6408X and 224L RUA8408X

PRA No.

2020/18625

Date published

2 Feb 2021

Product description

Dometic 2 Door 188L Absorption Refrigerator
Model number RUA6408X

Dometic 2 Door 224 L Absorption Refrigerator
Model number RUA8408X

The refrigerators are fitted to caravans and motorhomes
Model and Serial Number appear on the Ratings Label located within the refrigerator on the left wall

Serial Numbers :
MB 82200938 to MB 85100130
MB 90200892 to MB 95200685
MB 00100565 to MB 03701182

Photograph of Dometic Refrigerator - RUA6408X

Photograph of Dometic Refrigerator - RUA8408X

Photograph of Rating Labels

What are the defects?

A small wiring loom may overheat and char when the product is running on 12V DC.

What are the hazards?

If the overheating/charring occurs, there is a risk of fire which may result in serious injury.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using their product in DC or AUTO mode immediately.

Consumers should contact Dometic to arrange a replacement wiring loom fitment, free of charge.

For further information or to arrange a replacement, consumers can contact Dometic on 1800 21 21 21 (Monday to Friday, 8.00am - 5pm AEDT) or via email at qldservice@dometic.com.au

Supplier

Dometic Australia Pty Ltd

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Dates available for sale

  • 1 July 2018 - 31 December 2020

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Recall advertisement.pdf (452.52 KB)

Responsible regulator

Energy Safe (VIC) is the responsible regulator for this recall.