True Manufacturing Recalls Commercial Refrigerators with Secop Compressors Due to Fire Hazard

Name of Product: Commercial Refrigerators with Secop Compressors

Hazard: The recalled commercial refrigerators with Secop Compressors can fail in a manner causing the compressor to overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Recall Date: May 02, 2024

Units: About 29,200 (In addition, about 50 were sold in Mexico)

Consumer Contact: True Manufacturing toll-free at 855-203-0185 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email at [email protected], or online at or for more information, or at and click on the “Recall” quick link.

Description: This recall involves commercial refrigerators with Secop compressors with model number NLE11MN. The recalled Secop Compressors installed in True Commercial Refrigerators were sold through corporate channels to commercial customers and to the commercial food service companies. The recalled commercial refrigerators are both black and stainless steel in color, and have configurations with double, triple, and sliding doors. The model and serial numbers are printed on a label located inside the commercial refrigerator cabinet by the left door. The following refrigerator models and serial numbers are included in this recall:

Refrigerator Model / First serial number / Last serial number

GDIM-49NT / 9466976 / 10040916

GDM-45 / 9344197 / 10010080

GDM-47 / 9300299 / 10010063

GDM-47FC / 9344301 / 10010081

GDM-47RL / 9342885 / 10049968

GDM-49 / 9301457 / 10009796

GDM-49FC / 9343416 / 9994430

GDM-49RL / 9347552 / 10049976

GDM-69 / 9302194 / 10049977

GDM-69FC / 9368706 / 10042783

GDM-72 / 9303855 / 10048931

GDM-72FC / 9346330 / 10048907

T-49G / 9789525 / 9872836

TSD-47 / 9364752 / 10042789

TSD-47G / 9342889 / 10049972

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using commercial refrigerators with Secop compressors with model number NLE11MN, and contact True Manufacturing for a free repair. The original Secop ePTC starter in the compressor with the RSCR motor configuration will be replaced with the CSIR motor configuration. Consumers can register their unit for retrofit at or and an on-site service visit by a technician will be scheduled. True Manufacturing is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 14 reports of fires resulting in property damage. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At: Directly to commercial food service businesses by dealers and distributors from January 2018 through June 2020 for between $3,000 and $8,000.

Manufacturer: Secop GmbH, of Germany (compressor), True Manufacturing Co. Inc., of O’Fallon, Missouri (commercial refrigerators)

Manufactured In: Slovakia and China (compressors) and United States (commercial refrigerators)