CPSC, Maytag Corporation Announce Recall of Kenmore Elite-Brand TRIO Model Refrigerators

RELEASE DATE April 07 2003
MANUFACTURER Maytag
BRANDS Kenmore
UNITS About 6,000
HAZARD A screw located inside the refrigeration compartment on the left side of the refrigerator frame could pierce through the electrical wire harness insulation and pose an electrical shock hazard. All of these refrigerators will be tested by Sears service representatives. Defective refrigerators will be replaced at no cost to consumers. 
DESCRIPTION The refrigerators have the side-by-side upper doors and a freezer drawer at the bottom of the refrigerator. 
INCIDENTS/INJURIES  No injuries have been reported. This recall is being conducted to prevent the possibility of injuries.
SOLD AT Sears
SOLD DATES Between December 8, 2002 through January 10, 2003
REMEDY Sears already has contacted, by telephone or mail, the consumers who may have received an affected model to set up a free in- home inspection. Consumers who have questions about this refrigerator test and replace program can contact Sears
CONSUMER CONTACT Contact Phone: (800) 659-7026
SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Recalled Models

Brand NameProduct NameModel NumberSerial Number
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73502 series 10171025A to 10171682A
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73502 series 10226329A to 10226570A
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73502 series 10226573A to 10227109A
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73502 series 10308648A to 10308658A
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73502 series 10388659A to 10388832A
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73503 series 10077884A to 10079605A
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73503 series 10115383A to 10115591A
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73503 series 10115768A to 10115947A
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73503 series 10116148A to 10116382A
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73503 series 10268643A to 10269808A
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73503 series 10395629A to 10306108A
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73504 series 10171688A to 10171935A
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73509 series 10115233A to 10115382A
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73509 series 10077719A to 10077748A
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73509 series 10308948A to 10308995A
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73502 series 10171025V to 10171682V
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73502 series 10226329V to 10226570V
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73502 series 10226573V to 10227109V
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73502 series 10308648V to 10308658V
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73502 series 10388659V to 10388832V
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73503 series 10077884V to 10079605V
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73503 series 10115383V to 10115591V
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73503 series 10115768V to 10115947V
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73509 series 10308948X to 10308995X
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73503 series 10116148V to 10116382V
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73503 series 10268643V to 10269808V
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73503 series 10395629V to 10306108V
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73504 series 10171688V to 10171935V
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73509 series 10115233V to 10115382V
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73509 series 10077719V to 10077748V
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73509 series 10308948V to 10308995V
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73502 series 10171025X to 10171682X
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73502 series 10226329X to 10226570X
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73502 series 10226573X to 10227109X
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73502 series 10308648X to 10308658X
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73502 series 10388659X to 10388832X
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73503 series 10077884X to 10079605X
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73503 series 10115383X to 10115591X
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73503 series 10115768X to 10115947X
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73503 series 10116148X to 10116382X
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73503 series 10268643X to 10269808X
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73503 series 10395629X to 10306108X
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73504 series 10171688X to 10171935X
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73509 series 10115233X to 10115382X
KenmoreElite TRIO Refrigerator any 596.73509 series 10077719X to 10077748X
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