Frigidaire, a division of Electrolux Home Products Inc., issued a recall Wednesday of their Frigidaire, and and Kenmore Elite electric ranges due to a potential fire hazard caused by the heating elements on the ranges.
The heating elements could turn on “spontaneously,” fail to turn off or heat at different temperatures than selected through the controls.
Frigidaire has received 126 reports of incidents, including four reports of minor burns and two reports of minor property damage caused by the heating elements.
The recall involves Frigidaire, Frigidaire Gallery, Frigidaire Professional and Kenmore Elite smoothtop electric ranges with rotary knobs and digital displays.
The model and serial number can be found by opening the range drawer at the base of the unit.
The recall affects the following models:
|Frigidaire (Serial Number Range VF122xxxxx – VF831xxxxx) and Models Beginning with|
(Serial Number Range VF122xxxxx – VF334xxxxx)
and Models Beginning with
The ranges were sold from June 2001 through August 2009 nationwide at Sears and other national chain and independent retailers and cost between $1,000 and $2,500.
American Consumers who own the faulty ranges are urged stop using the ranges and Sears or Frigidaire for a free repair.
Phone (800) 449-9812 between 8 a.m. and midnight ET Monday through Saturday
Or visit Frigidaire’s Web site at www.smoothtoprangerecall.com.
If you purchased your recalled range at Sears call:
Phone: (800) 449-9810 between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday.
For more information: