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According to a press release issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission, these residential boilers, made by the U.S. Boiler Company, could suffocate you ....

2500 units have been recalled.

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U.S. Boiler Company Recalls Gas-Fired Hot Water Residential Boilers Due to Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Hazard

Name of Product:

U.S. Boiler, New Yorker Boiler, Advantage, FORCE and Archer brand gas-fired hot water residential boilers


The blocked vent switch (BVS) can fail to shut down the burners if the boilers are installed at altitudes above 5,400 feet and the vent system becomes blocked. In such an event, the boiler can emit excessive amounts of carbon monoxide into the home, posing a carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning hazard to consumers.



Recall Date:

March 14, 2024


About 2,500

Consumer Contact

U.S. Boiler toll-free at 888-432-8887 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at info@usboiler.net, or online at https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/catsy.782/high+altitude+homeowner+recall+letter3.pdf or usboiler.net, archerboiler.com, or newyorkerboiler.com and click on “Safety Recall Information: High Altitude Gas Boilers” on the home page for more information.

Recall Details


This recall involves gas-fired residential boilers with brand names U.S. Boiler, New Yorker Boiler, Advantage, FORCE and Archer. The following boiler models that are currently installed at altitudes greater than 5,400 ft. above sea level are part of this recall. The U.S. boiler ES2 and Series 3 models are blue with a black top front and black vents on the front. The logo is located on the black top front of the boiler. The X-2 model has a solid teal color. The logo is located in the front middle of the boiler. The Lancer model is gray with a blue top. The logo is located in the front middle of the boiler. The Force G-3 model is solid gray. The logo is located in the front middle of the boiler. The CGE and CGF models are solid green The logo is located in the front middle of the boiler. The model and serial numbers are located on the boiler rating plate which, is on the top panel of the ES2 and Series 3 models, and on the inside vestibule (behind removable door) on the right side panel for X-2, CG-F, CG-E, AG , Force and Archer models. All of the models are about 40 inches tall from the floor to the top of the jacket.

U.S. Boiler ES2 models ES23, ES24, ES25, ES26, ES27, ES28, ES29 (with or without “-N” or “-P” suffix)
U.S. Boiler Series 3 models 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309 (with or without “-N” or “-P” suffix)
U.S. Boiler X-2 models X-202, X-203, X-204, X-205, X-206, X-207, X-208, X-209
New Yorker CG-E models CG30E, CG40E, CG50E, CG60E, CG70E, CG80E, CG90E
New Yorker CG-F models CG20F, CG30F, CG40F, CG50F, CG60F, CG70F, CG80F, CG90F
Advantage AG models AG3, AG4, AG5, AG6
Archer Boilers Lancer models LCR-2-038, LCR-3-068, LCR-4-102, LCR-5-136, LCR-6-170


Consumers with the recalled boilers should immediately contact U.S. Boiler to receive a free repair that includes a free replacement main burner gas orifice and a free replacement blocked vent switch if needed. Consumers who continue use of the boilers while awaiting repair should have working carbon monoxide alarms outside of sleeping areas and on each floor of the home.

Consumers can review Protect Your Family from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning | CPSC.gov for more information about preventing carbon monoxide poisoning.


None reported.

Sold At:

Independent heating and plumbing contractors and wholesale distributors nationwide from February 2009 through November 2023 for between $2,000 and $4,000.


U.S. Boiler Company LLC, of Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Manufactured In:

United States

Recall number:


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