An electrical component in the heating system can fail, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
This recall involves GE Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners and packaged terminal heat pumps manufactured between January 2010 and March 2011.
They're most often used in apartment buildings and commercial space.
The GE logo is affixed to the control panel door.
Several model and serial numbers are involved.
They were sold by General Electric authorized representatives and HVAC distributors nationwide from March 2010 through March 2011 for between $1,000 and $1,200.
Consumers should immediately stop using the air conditioning and heating units in the heat mode and contact General Electric to schedule a free repair.
For additional information, contact General Electric toll-free at (866) 918-8771 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.geappliances.com/products/recall