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Electrolux Group is urging customers to cease utilizing older mannequin Frigidaire and Kenmore electrical ranges following current experiences that the home equipment may cause fires and burn accidents. 

A discover posted Thursday by the Client Product Security Fee (CPSC) warns that heating parts on the recalled ranges, which date from 2009, can spontaneously activate by themselves; fail to show off when switched off by the patron; and warmth to totally different temperatures than chosen, posing hearth dangers and burn hazards.

About 203,000 ranges are affected by the recall, which incorporates Frigidaire, Frigidaire Gallery, Frigidaire Skilled, and Kenmore Elite smooth-top electrical ranges offered in numerous colours, together with white, bisque, black and stainless-steel. Options embrace rear panel rotary knobs and digital shows. 

The affected ranges, which have been offered nationwide from June 2001 via August 2009 at Sears and unbiased equipment shops, have been initially recalled in 2009. Since then, there have been not less than 212 complaints, together with 14 experiences of fires and eight experiences of burn accidents on the fingers or arms, in addition to smoke inhalation. 

As a treatment, a free inspection and restore might be scheduled for affected ranges which are repairable, in response to the recall discover. Customers with recalled ranges that aren’t repairable might be given a $50 digital present card, together with reimbursement of as much as $60 for haul-away charges paid, with proof of buy of a brand new vary and haul-away companies. 

The CPSC suggested customers with impacted ranges to not go away any objects on them even when the home equipment aren’t in use. For extra data, customers can contact Electrolux toll-free at (888) 845-8226 from 8:30 a.m. to eight p.m. Jap Time, Monday via Friday. They will additionally attain the corporate by way of e mail at potentiometerrecall@electrolux.com or on-line at https://www.ema-recall.com/

The model identify, mannequin and serial quantity for every unit are positioned on the body of a drawer on the backside of the unit when the drawer is opened. Recalled fashions and serial numbers embrace the next:

Frigidaire Serial Numbers: Serial Quantity Vary VF122xxxxx – VF936xxxxx

Frigidaire mannequin numbers

FEFBZ90GC*.                  

FEFLMC55GC*

FEFLZ87GC*

GLEF396AB*

GLEF396AQ*

GLEF396AS*

GLEF396CQ*

GLEF396CS*

GLEFM397DB*

GLEFM397DQ*

GLEFM397DS*

GLEFM97FPB*

GLEFM97FPW*

GLEFM97GPB*

GLEFM97GPW*

LEEFM389FE*

PLEF398AC*

PLEF398CC*

PLEF398DC*

PLEFM399DC*

PLEFMZ99EC*

PLEFMZ99GC*

PLEFZ398EC*

PLEFZ398GC*

Kenmore Elite Serial Numbers: Serial Quantity Vary VF122xxxxx – VF334xxxxx

Kenmore Elite mannequin numbers

 790.990121*

790.990131*

790.990141*

790.990191*

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