Frigidaire, Kenmore wall ovens recalled due to fire hazard

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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 web.productrecall@frigidaire.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.

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:

 

Brand Product Model Serial Numbers
Frigidaire

 

24” Electric Manual and Self Cleaning Wall Ovens FFEW2415QWA  AF61206467
FFEW2425QSA  AF61205416
Kenmore

 

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.