The thermal switch on the ovens can malfunction due to improper manufacturing, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
Recall date: July 26, 2016
Recall number: 16-759
Recall SummaryName of product: Electric wall ovens
The thermal switch on the ovens can malfunction due to improper manufacturing, posing a fire hazard to consumers.Consumer Contact:
Consumers 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 email@example.com. Consumers who purchased a Kenmore oven should call Sears at 800-659-7026 from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. CT Monday through Friday and from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT on Saturday or online at www.sears.com and click on “Product Recall” for more information.
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DescriptionThis 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:
|24” Electric Manual and Self Cleaning Wall Ovens
|AF60908622 through AF61207264
|AF61106873 through AF61106888
|AF61107422 through AF61107457
|AF61301902 and AF61301928
|AF61106898 through AF61208367
|AF61200994 through AF61208403
RemedyConsumers should immediately stop using the recalled ovens and contact Electrolux or Sears to schedule a free inspection and free repair. The firm is contacting all known purchasers directly.
Sold atFrigidaire 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 and online at www.sears.com from March 2016 through April 2016 for between $1,400 and $2,100.
Manufacturer(s)Electrolux Home Products Inc., of Charlotte, N.C.