U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207

May 3, 2007
Release #07-177

Coast Spa Recall Hotline: (877) 534-5255
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Coast Spas and Franklin Electric Co. Recall Coast Spas Due to Fire

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in
cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary
recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using
recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of product: Coast Spas with Franklin Electric Motors

Units: 8,000

Spa Manufacturer: Coast Spas Manufacturing Inc., of Langley, British
Columbia, Canada

Motor Manufacturer: The Engineered Motor Products Division of Franklin
Electric Company Inc., of Bluffton, Ind.

Hazard: The recalled spas have a circulating pump and motor assembly,
which can overheat and pose a fire hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: Coast Spas has received 30 reports of spa fires. No
injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled spas were manufactured from January 2002
through October 2004. Only spas manufactured during this time frame with
either red or yellow pump and motor assemblies are included in this
recall. The spa manufacturer's name and date code and the pump and motor
assembly can be located in the spa compartment as shown below. Consumers
can access this compartment by lifting out the compartment door and
setting it aside.

Sold at: Spa dealers nationwide from January 2002 through October 2004
for between $7,000 and $15,000.

Manufactured in: The spas were manufactured in Canada, and the motors
and pump assemblies were manufactured in the U.S.

Remedy: Consumers should contact Coast Spas immediately to arrange for
the installation of a free retrofit by a service technician.

Consumer Contact: For more information, consumers should check the
firm's Web site at Spa Motor Recall, or call Coast Spas
toll-free at (877) 534-5255 between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. PT Monday
through Friday.

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the
recalled product, please go to:
Coast Spas and Franklin Electric Co. Recall Coast Spas Due to Fire Hazard

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