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Fagor America Inc. Recalls Refrigerators Due to Fire Hazard

  • T/3FCA-68NFX / 3FCA-68NFX
  • FCA-86ART
Name of Product:
Fagor Refrigerators
Hazard:
The refrigerator's control board can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
December 16, 2010
Units:
About 1,400
Consumer Contact

For additional information, contact Fagor America at (888) 354-4411 between 8.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.fagoramerica.com

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Fagor 24-inch wide refrigerators sold in stainless steel and black. "Fagor" is printed on the refrigerator's front door. Model and serial numbers are located inside the refrigerator door, on the left hand side near the food storage drawers.

 

 ModelsSerial Numbers Within the Range of
Fagor T/3FCA-68NFX Serial numbers starting with 0609xxxxx through 0727xxxxx
3FCA-68NFX Serial numbers starting with 0746xxxxx through 1017xxxxx
FCA-86ART Serial numbers starting with 0839xxxxx through 0915xxxxx
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the refrigerator, unplug it and contact the Fagor repair hotline to schedule a free inspection and repair.

Incidents/Injuries:

Fagor America has received 19 reports of incidents, including two reports of fires resulting in damage to the refrigerator and surrounding property. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At

Specialty Home Appliance Stores nationwide between July 2006 and May 2010 for between $2,000 and $2,500.

Manufactured In:
Spain
Importer(s):

Fagor America Inc., of Lyndhurst, N.J.

Recall number:
11-072
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