Nidec Motor Recalls Swimming Pool Motors
Nidec Motor Corporation is recalling certain swimming pool motors. The pump control cover may not be properly grounded, which could pose an electrical shock hazard. Affected units were sold at various retail locations such as Leslie’s Pool Supplies as well as NMC’s pool supply wholesale customers Pool Corp., United Aqua Group, Pool Builders Supply, Pool & Electrical Products, as well as other Nidec wholesale and retail customers from September 2010 through October 2016.
Currently, no incidents or injuries have been reported.
This recall involves variable speed swimming pool motors with a programmable user interface on the top. “Emerson” or “EcoTech EZ” is printed on top of the control box and the model number is printed on the rating plate located on the side of the pump. The model numbers included in this recall are listed below.
Emerson or EcoTech EZ
Consumers with affected units should immediately stop using the recalled swimming pool motors and contact Nidec Motor Corp. (NMC) to schedule a free repair by a qualified technician to install an external ground lead. If you feel you have an affected unit or have any questions please call 877-282-0223 from 8AM – 5PM ET Monday through Friday.