Frigidaire, Kenmore Wall Ovens Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

No injuries or incidents have been reported in connection with this recall

Frigidaire, Kenmore Wall Ovens Recalled Due to Fire Hazard
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July 28, 2016

Wall ovens from Electrolux Home Products are now subject to recall due to safety concerns.

The company's recall involves Frigidaire and Kenmore-branded electric single and double wall ovens. The thermal switch on the ovens can malfunction due to improper manufacturing, posing a fire hazard to consumers. About 1,000 ovens are included in the recall.

The recalled models 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. For a list of the serial numbers included in the recall, see the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) release.

The Frigidaire ovens were sold by Knie Appliance & TV in Illinois from March 2016 through April 2016 for between $1,000 and $1,400. The Kenmore ovens were sold exclusively by Sears from March 2016 through April 2016 for between $1,400 and $2,100.

No incidents or injuries have been reported in connection with this recall.

Consumers 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.

Customers with questions about this recall can contact Electrolux at (888) 360-8556 or Sears at (800) 659-7026.