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Home > Recalled Products > Home & Garden > Appliances (Large) > Refrigerators & Freezers > Liebherr Built-In 30-Inch Wide Bottom Freezer Refrigerators

Recall: Liebherr Built-In 30-Inch Wide Bottom Freezer Refrigerators

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On 2011-03-03, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Liebherr Built-In 30-Inch Wide Bottom Freezer Refrigerators due to a potential impact injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in February 2004 for about $4400 to $5000.

About 6,000 units are involved in this Liebherr refrigerator recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.

This was the 1st recall of products in the Refrigerators & Freezers category in 2011. Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls, involving about 2 million product units.

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Liebherr Built-In 30-Inch Wide Bottom Freezer Refrigerators
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Image of Recalled Diagram showing the location of the model and index number 550270
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Company Contact Information:

Website: www.liebherr.us
Phone: (877) 337-2653

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What is the problem?

The refrigerator's door can detach, posing an injury hazard to consumers.

How can I tell if I own this product?

This recall involves Liebherr built-in 30-inch wide bottom freezer refrigerators with model and index numbers listed below. The refrigerators were sold individually or as side-by-side companion units. The refrigerators come in stainless steel and various custom finishes and are built into the kitchen cabinetry. "Liebherr" is written on the top interior control panel. The model number can be found on a label located behind the bottom drawer on the left interior side of the single door refrigerator.

Model NumberIndex Number
C 1600
16/137
16A/137
C 1601
15/237
15A/237
15B/237
15F/237
15G/237
16/237
16A/237
CI 1600
15G/137
16/137
16A/137
CI 1601
15/237
15A/237
15B/237
15F/237
15G/237
16/237
16A/237
C 1650
15/137
15A/137
15B/137
15C/137
15D/137
15H/137
15I/137
16/137
16A/137
16B/137
C 1651
15A/237
15B/237
15C/237
15D/237
15H/237
15I/237
16/237
16A/237
16B/237
CI 1650
15/137
15A/137
15B/137
15C/137
15D/137
15H/137
15I/137
16/137
16A/137
16B/137
CI 1651
15A/237
15B/237
15C/237
15D/237
15H/237
15I/237
16/237
16A/237
16B/237
CI 1700
14A/137

Additional models of 30 inch and 24 inch Liebherr refrigerators were recalled in January 2010 and in November 2011.

These items were sold new+ at Appliance and specialty retailers nationwide from February 2004 through January 2011 for between $4,400 and $5,000.

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 recalled refrigerators should contact Liebherr immediately to schedule a free in-home repair. Consumers should check their refrigerator immediately to see whether the door hinge pin has become loose as indicated by a popped up hinge pin at the top or bottom. If the hinge has not become loose and the door is functioning properly, consumers may continue to use the refrigerator until it is repaired.

For additional information, contact Liebherr toll-free at (877)337-2653 Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT or visit Liebherr's website at www.liebherr.us

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Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date

Liebherr has received ten reports of doors detaching. No injuries reported.

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+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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