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Sears and Kmart Recall Kenmore Oscillating Fan Heaters

The phone number and monitoring hours for Kenmore branded products changed on August 31, 2020.

  • Sears Kmart Kenmore oscillating fan heater
  • Label on fan heater
Name of Product:
Kenmore oscillating fan heaters
Hazard:

Broken motor mounts can cause the units to overheat, catch fire and ignite nearby items, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
January 15, 2014
Units:
About 42,500
Consumer Contact

Contact Transform for Kenmore brand products toll-free at (800) 659-7026 during the hours of 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Kenmore oscillating fan heaters with model number 127.90914310. The model number and Kenmore are printed on a silver sticker on the bottom of the unit.  The fan heaters are gray and white, measure about 12 inches tall by 9 inches wide, have two dials at the top for temperature and fan speed and a red on-off button on the front base. Kenmore is printed on the front bottom of the fan heaters.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately turn off and unplug the recalled fan heaters and contact Transform for Kenmore brand products for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

Sears and Kmart have received seven reports of the fan heaters smoking or catching fire, including two reports of injuries. Injuries include one report of smoke inhalation and one report of a blister to a consumer's finger.

Sold At

Sears and Kmart stores nationwide from September 2013 through November 2013 for between $35 and $40.

Importer

Sears Holdings, of Hoffman Estates, Ill.

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

Sears Holdings, of Hoffman Estates, Ill.

Recall number:
14-080
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