The power cable can become disconnected posing electric shock and electrocution hazards
The recall involves SIMU DMI6 Hz Motors sold with and used to open and retract awnings and shutters. The motor is silver with some black color. “Simu” and the model name are printed on a label on the side of the motor.
The motor can be identified when installed in a motorized awning or shutter by completing the online questionnaire at www.simu.com/us/dmi6hzrecall or by contacting SIMU.
The awning and shutter motor’s power cable can disconnect while opened or closed manually (using the manual override feature), posing electric shock and electrocution hazards.
Name of Product: SIMU DMI6 Hz motors sold with awnings and shutters
Recall Date: December 15, 2022
Recall Number: 23-073
Hazard: The awning and shutter motor’s power cable can disconnect while opened or closed manually (using the manual override feature), posing electric shock and electrocution hazards.
Sold At: SIMU authorized dealers, installers and contractors from March 2018 through June 2022 with awnings or shutters for between $1,260 and $1,740.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the manual override feature if their motorized awnings or shutters are not connected to a GFCI outlet or circuit breaker. Consumers should contact SIMU for assistance in identifying the motor and to arrange for a free inspection and replacement motor.
Units: About 13,800 (In addition, about 12 were sold in Canada)
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What Do I Do if My Product is Recalled?
SIMU toll-free at 855-944-5598 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday or online at www.simu.com/us/dmi6hzrecall or www.simu.com and click on “Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information.
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