Unilift model AP12, AP35 and AP50 pumps are 1-phased single-stage submersible pumps designed for pumping water. In the mobile application, the pumps are used ad hoc and are not fixed in a stationary application e.g. for emptying out pools or ponds or to be used in case of flooding.

Only Unilift AP12, AP35 and AP50 pumps produced from January 2017 to January 2018 are affected.

Identifying features

Other
see attached list of affected products
List of affected product numbers.pdf (51.74 KB)

What are the defects?

The inner insulation of the wires in the power cable may be insufficient.

What are the hazards?

Risk of electric shock if the metal housing of the pump is touched directly by a user or with material that can conduct electricity.

Shock may occur if:

1. the defect is present
2. the power cable is bent or twisted sufficiently to cause a connection between the live or neutral wire and the protective Earth and
3. neither grounding nor an Earth Leakage Circuit Breaker is present.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the affected pumps immediately.

Grundfos or a Grundfos partner/distributor will provide owners with information on how to identify whether a product is affected and how to arrange for a repair or replacement of affected pumps. The information is also provided on https://www.grundfos.com/
Consumers can obtain further information by phoning 1300 337 733, emailing ausales@sales.grundfos.com or visiting the Grundfos website https://au.grundfos.com/