CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Electric wall ovens produced by Electrolux and sold at Sears retailers nation wide are being recalled due to a risk of posing a fire hazard to consumers.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission says the thermal switch on the ovens can malfunction due to improper manufacturing.
While Frigidaire ovens were only listed as being sold by Knie Appliance & TV, Inc., in Illinois from March 2016 through April 2016, Kenmore ovens were sold exclusively at Sears stores nationwide and online at http://www.sears.com from March 2016 through April 2016.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
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:
|24” Electric Manual and Self Cleaning Wall Ovens||FFEW2415QWA||AF61206467|
|790.40253410||AF60908622 through AF61207264|
|790.40259410||AF61106873 through AF61106888|
|790.40279410||AF61107422 through AF61107457|
|790.40282410||AF61301902 and AF61301928|
|790.40283410||AF61106898 through AF61208367|
|790.40289410||AF61200994 through AF61208403|
No injuries or incidents have been reported. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ovens and contact Electrolux or Sears to schedule a free inspection and free repair.