goodman furnaces

Information about the problems and breakdowns of Goodman furnaces that were reported from 1996 to 2022.

Common problems: burning, drain, electric shock, fire, leaking.

Faulty modules: condenser, fan, gasket, motor, rack.


5 safety recalls announced

Recall of Furnaces in California

  • Date: 7/9/2001

Announcing a recall of about 30,000 furnaces sold in California. The units involved are gas-fired horizontal furnaces equipped with steel NOx rods installed above the burners and are commonly called NOx rod furnaces. These furnaces pose a substantial risk of fire. All the furnaces can be identified by the steel rods installed above the burners. The firms participating in this recall are Amana, Bard, Carrier, Goettl, Goodman, Heat Controller, Trane. These gas-fired horizontal furnaces have steel rods (right) installed above the burners.

Goodman Recalls Furnaces Due to Electrical Shock Hazard

  • Date: 5/2/2017

This recall involves 80% efficiency gas-fired furnaces sold under the Goodman, Amana and Daikin brand names used with home heating and cooling systems. The recalled products have model numbers beginning AMEH80, DM80HE, and GME8, and serial numbers beginning 1609, 1610, 1611 and 1612.

CPSC, Goodman Announce Recall to Replace HTPV Pipes

  • Date: 2/24/1998

Program to replace high-temperature plastic vent (HTPV) pipe used to vent about 8,000 Goodman mid-efficiency gas furnaces. The HTPV pipe used in these vents could be susceptible to corrosion, cracking and joint separation, which could result in the release of carbon monoxide into living areas, presenting a deadly threat to consumers. Although Goodman did not manufacture HTPV pipe, some models of Goodman furnaces were vented using HTPV material produced by other companies.

Upflow Horizontal Oil Furnaces Recalled by The Ducane Company

  • Date: 10/29/1996

Voluntary recall program to repair approximately 2,100 oil furnaces. Heat exchangers in the furnace can crack. This retrofit involves 150,000- and 200,000-Btu oil furnaces manufactured by Ducane and distributed under the following brand names and model numbers: American Standard AUH150A960A and AUH200A960A Bard FUS150D60A and FUS200D60A Bryant/Day & Night/Payne 363AAN060195 and 363AAN060260 Carrier 58BTA195xxx58BTA10120 and 58BTA260xxx58BTA10120 Ducane UHZA150D34C2 and UHZA200D34C2 Goodman/Janitrol/GMC UH-150(BK, DU) and UH-200(BK,DU) Heil/Tempstar NT005150BKA1 and NT005200BKA1 Inter-City Products ND150A020 and OND200A020 (Arcoaire, Comfortmaker) Lincoln Barriere LBU150 and LBU200 Nordyne (Miller/Intertherm) 01HA-150C20B and 01HA200C20B Quiet Automatic UHZA150D34 and UHZA200D34 York 026-32647-005, 026-32647-006 and 026-32647-015

Goodman Manufacturing Company Recalls Evaporator Coil Drain Pans Installed with Condensing Gas Furnaces Due to Fire Hazard

  • Date: 11/18/2021

This recall involves evaporator coil drain pans paired with residential condensing gas furnaces that are installed in a vertical, or up-flow, configuration. Furnaces in this configuration that were installed or repaired with a new evaporator coil drain pan between January 2019 and November 2021 are affected by this recall. Only evaporator drain pans with serial numbers with prefixes ranging from 1901 through 2101 are covered by this recall. The evaporator coil, which sits atop the vertically installed furnace, will either be cased or uncased.

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10 issues reported

Goodman ARUF363616CA

  • Date: 10/23/2013

The board on the electric furnace burned up in the middle of the night.

Goodman GMH950904CXAC

  • Date: 10/31/2012

Consumer says they started hearing sounds from their furnace and found that a sticker that is inside the furnace was coming off and going into the fan. Consumer says it looked as though it was getting a bit hot because the sticker was warped.


  • Date: 4/9/2012

Consumer reports that after about 4 years of installing the furnace she had to replace a motor and now it involves replacing the motherboard and heat exchanger as the unit is registering unacceptable carbon monoxide levels.

Goodman GMH950703BXAA

  • Date: 2/17/2013

Consumer reports that the heat exhange on the gas furnace stopped working and the furnace was leaking a small amount of carbon monoxide into the home. The exchange had a hole in it due to rust. The furnace later stopped working. The heat exchange was later replaced.

Goodman HCC 075 ND 4RX

  • Date: 12/27/2011

The consumer stated that her horizontal gas furnace is a potential hazard as she had a gas leak from the furnace. The furnace is located in her attic. The gas company red tagged the furnace & concluded it was cited in a recall. She has not suffered from any residual effects.

Goodman GKS90904CX

  • Date: 1/21/2016

56 YOM noticed water around base of natural gas furnace. He removed cover & saw condensate water misting out of seal between recuperation coil cover & burner box, & misplaced gasket along with trails of rust. He is concerned about carbon monoxide leaking from day one.

Goodman GCS90703BX

  • Date: 1/13/2013

Cons says the furnace started making wooshing sounds and having intermittent shutdowns. Per mechanic, the tubes had disintegrated causing potentially dangerous levels of CO2 to enter home. Particulate matter and a large hole found in one tube. Two females, 59 and 60, injured.

Goodman GSK130301BA

  • Date: 2/4/2014

Consumer’s wife noticed that the furnace was not operating correctly & went into the attic to check on it. The furnace had shown these symptoms several times. She noticed that there was a natural gas smell & that the unit was hot. The flames coming out of the burners.

Goodman HCC075ND4RX

  • Date: 12/18/2019

Consumer turned the gas furnace on and attempted to turn it off approximately 30 minutes later, but it couldn't be turned off using the control. The consumer tried to trip the breaker, but that didn't stop the furnace. He ended up unplugging the unit from the wall outlet.

Goodman GMH950904CXAG

  • Date: 8/1/2022

Consumer reported that molded plastic drain pan located at bottom of evaporator coil, when installed with condensing gas furnace in up-flow configuration, can overheat, melt, & deform posing fire hazard. She noticed water leaking out of furnace, which had to be replaced.

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