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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

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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