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Frigidaire and Kenmore Wall Ovens Recalled by Electrolux Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)

  • Kenmore wall oven (stainless steel)
  • Location of Model and Serial Numbers
  • Kenmore wall oven (black)
  • Kenmore double wall oven
  • Frigidaire wall oven (stainless steel)
  • Frigidaire wall oven (black)
  • Frigidaire wall oven (white)
Name of Product:
Electric wall ovens
Hazard:

The thermal switch on the ovens can malfunction due to improper manufacturing, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
July 26, 2016
Units:

About 1,000

Consumer Contact

Consumer who purchased a Frigidaire oven should contact Electrolux toll-free at 888-360-8556 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday or via email at web.productrecall@frigidaire.com.  Consumers who purchased a Kenmore oven should call contact Transform for Kenmore brand products 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 Frigidaire and Kenmore-branded electric single and double wall ovens made by Electrolux. They were sold in black, white or stainless steel. The single ovens measure about 24 inches wide, 32 inches tall and 25 inches deep. The double ovens measure about 24 inches wide, 51 inches tall and 25 inches deep.  “Kenmore” or “Frigidaire” is printed below the oven window. The model and serial numbers are located on the left side trim on the inside of the oven. The following model and serial numbers are included in this recall:
 

 

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Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ovens and contact Electrolux or Transform for Kenmore brand products to schedule a free inspection and free repair.  The firm is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At:
Frigidaire ovens were sold by Knie Appliance & TV, Inc. in Illinois from March 2016 through April 2016 for between $1,000 and $1,400. Kenmore ovens were sold exclusively at Sears stores nationwide from March 2016 through April 2016 for between $1,400 and $2,100.
Manufacturer(s):
Electrolux Home Products Inc., of Charlotte, N.C.
Manufactured In:
U.S.
Recall number:
16-759
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