Recall: Sears Kenmore Elite dual fuel ranges
On 2015-05-20, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Sears Kenmore Elite dual fuel ranges due to a potential fire and burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2014 for about $3200 to $3700.
About 300 units are involved in this Electrolux range recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This is the 2nd recall of products in the Ovens & Ranges / Stoves category in 2015.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 1 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (888) 710-9284
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What is the problem?
The burner flame can go out while the gas is turned on. This can allow gas to escape and poses fire and burn hazards.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Sears Kenmore stainless steel slide-in ranges with gas cooktops and electric ovens. Model number 790.42603xxx with serial numbers ranging from AF42500601 through AF43000916 and model number 790.42613xxx with serial numbers ranging from AF42500541 through AF43103647 are included. The model and serial numbers are located on the inside frame of the range door on the left side. Kenmore Elite is printed on the front of the oven door.
These items were sold new+ at Sears stores nationwide from June 2014 through October 2014 for between $3,200 and $3,700.
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 should immediately stop using the ranges and contact Sears for a free inspection and free repair.
Sears toll-free at (888) 710-9284 between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, Saturday between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT or online at www.sears.com and click on Product Recall at the bottom of the page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+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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