Recall Hotline: 877-282-0223

 

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.

 
 

Brand

Emerson or EcoTech EZ

Model Numbers

M63PWBLE-0121

M63PWBLM-0128

M63PWBLR-0131

M63PWBLS-0132

M63PWBLV-0135

M63PWBLW-0136

M63XZBMA-0139

M63PWBMB-0140

M63PWBMC-0141

M63PWBMD-0142

M63PWBME-0143

M63PWBMF-0144

M63PWBMG-0145

M63PWBSC-0229

 
 

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.