Recall: Sears Kenmore Elite slide-in rangess
On 2015-05-20, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Sears Kenmore Elite slide-in rangess due to a potential laceration hazard. This product sold new beginning in May 2014 for about $2400 to $3700.
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This is the 3rd 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: (800) 873-5011
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What is the problem?
The stainless steel trim below the range control panel can have a sharp edge, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Sears Kenmore Elite stainless steel slide-in gas, electric and dual-fuel ranges with the following model and serial numbers. 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.
|Gas||790.32623xxx||AF41500007 - AF44902220|
|790.32633xxx||AF41600811 - AF45004453|
|790.32643xxx||AF41601928 - AF45003625|
|Electric||790.42553xxx||AF41602002 - AF45006133|
|790.42563xxx||AF42002743 - AF45005533|
|790.42623xxx||AF42801297 - AF45000612|
|Dual Fuel||790.42603xxx||AF40602184 - AF45004329|
|790.42613xxx||AF42500541 - AF45003409|
These items were sold new+ at Sears stores nationwide from May 2014 through April 2015 for between $2,400 and $3,700.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately contact Sears for a free inspection and free repair.
Sears at (800) 873-5011 between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT on Saturday 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
One consumer reported being cut by a sharp edge on the stainless steel trim below the range control panel and required stitches.
+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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