Product Recall Alert

Crown Aruba IV Boilers Recalled

The blocked vent switch (BVS) can fail to shut down the burners if the boilers are installed at altitudes above 2,000 feet and the vent system becomes blocked.

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This recall involves Crown Boiler Aruba IV (AWR Series) gas-fired hot water boilers powered by natural gas and LP (propane) gas. This recall only involves boilers configured for use at altitudes above 2,000 feet. The model name Aruba IV is not found on the label.

The boiler is red and gray and 39.5 inches high. A “Crown” logo appears on the upper front-center of the unit. The model number is shown on the boiler’s rating plate, located on the top of the right side of the boiler where shown.

Crown is printed on the side, and the model number for Aruba IV is located on a large white label on the red metal side of the boiler. The following model numbers are included in this recall regardless of date manufactured:

  • AWR070BLST3P8U
  • AWR105BLST3P8U
  • AWR140BLST3P8U
  • AWR175BLT3HU1
  • AWR070BLT3HU1
  • AWR105BLT3HU1
  • AWR140BLT3HU1
  • AWR175BNST3P8U
  • AWR070BNST3P8U
  • AWR105BNST3P8U
  • AWR140BNST3P8U
  • AWR175BNT3HU1
  • AWR070BNT3HU1
  • AWR105BNT3HU1
  • AWR140BNT3HU1
  • AWR175ELST2P8U
  • AWR070ELST2P8U
  • AWR105ELST2P8U
  • AWR140ELST2P8U
  • AWR175ENST2P8U
  • AWR070ENST2P8U
  • AWR105ENST2P8U
  • AWR140ENST2P8U
  • AWR210BNST3P8U
  • AWR245BLST3P8U
  • AWR280BNST3P8U
  • AWR210BNT3HU1
  • AWR245BLT3HU1
  • AWR280BNT3HU1
  • AWR210ELST2P8U
  • AWR245BNST3P8U
  • AWR280ELST2P8U
  • AWR210ENST2P8
Recalled Crown Boiler gas-fired AWR Series

Name of Product: Crown Aruba IV (AWR Series) gas-fired hot water boilers

Recall Date: March 21, 2024

Recall Number: 24-168

Hazard: The blocked vent switch (BVS) can fail to shut down the burners if the boilers are installed at altitudes above 2,000 feet and the vent system becomes blocked. In such an event, the boiler can emit excessive amounts of carbon monoxide into the building, posing a carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning hazard to consumers.

Sold At: Heating and plumbing contractors and wholesale distributors nationwide from July 2012 through December 2023 for between $2,000 and $4,000.

Remedy: Consumers with the recalled boilers should immediately contact Crown Boiler for a free repair that includes a free replacement main burner gas orifice, and a free replacement blocked vent switch if needed. Consumers who continue using the recalled boilers while awaiting repair should have working carbon monoxide alarms installed outside of sleeping areas and on each floor of the home. Consumers can review Protect Your Family from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning | for more information about preventing carbon monoxide poisoning.

Units: About 1,100

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