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SIMU DMI6 Hz motors sold with awnings and shutters

Description: The recall involves SIMU DMI6 Hz Motors sold with and used to open and retract awnings and shutters. The motor is silver with some black color. "Simu" and the model name are printed on a label on the side of the motor. The motor can be identified when installed in a motorized awning or shutter by completing the online questionnaire at or by contacting SIMU. [Learn More]

About 13,800 (In addition, about 12 were sold in Canada) units were affected by this recall.

SIMU DMI6 Hz motors sold with awnings and shutters
SIMU Recalls Motors Sold with Awnings and Shutters Due to Shock and Electrocution Hazards

Recalled SIMU DMI6 Hz motor.

SIMU DMI6 Hz motors sold with awnings and shutters Recall Information

Country of OriginPoland
Recall Date12/15/2022
Recall ID9478
Recall Number23073
HazardThe awning and shutter motor's power cable can disconnect while opened or closed manually (using the manual override feature), posing electric shock and electrocution hazards.
InjuriesNone reported
RemedyConsumers should immediately stop using the manual override feature if their motorized awnings or shutters are not connected to a GFCI outlet or circuit breaker. Consumers should contact SIMU for assistance in identifying the motor and to arrange for a free inspection and replacement motor.
Remedy OptionReplace
ContactSIMU toll-free at 855-944-5598 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday or online at or and click on "Recalls" at the bottom of the page for more information.
Last Updated12/15/2022
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