Recall: Frigidaire Self-Clean Gas Range, Oven
On 2012-06-20, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Frigidaire Self-Clean Gas Range, Oven due to a potential fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in February 2012 for about $800 to $1000.
About 200 units are involved in this Frigidaire range recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Ovens & Ranges / Stoves category in 2012.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 1 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (888) 360-8556
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What is the problem?
There can be a delayed ignition on the bake/broil features of the oven, posing a fire hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall for inspection and/or repair involves Frigidaire Gas Ranges Model # LGGF3043KFM with serial numbers within the following range: VF20457216 to VF20457555. The model and serial numbers are located near the base of the range just below the bottom right portion of the oven door. This gas range has five burners, stainless steel exterior and Frigidaire nameplate centered on the lower part of the oven door.
These items were sold new+ at Lowe's stores from February 2012 through March 2012 for between $800 and $1,000.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers with the recalled model and serial numbers should stop using the bake and broil functions immediately and contact Frigidaire. Frigidaire will provide information about an inspection and arrange for a free in-home service and repair if necessary.
For additional information, contact Frigidaire toll free at (888)360-8556 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.selfcleangasrangerecall.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
One incident was reported. No injuries or damage have been reported.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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