CPSC, Maytag Corp. Announce Recall of Maytag, Magic Chef Gas Ranges

RELEASE DATE March 19 2001
MANUFACTURER Maytag
BRANDS Magic Chef, Maytag
UNITS About 14,800
HAZARD The vent flue insulation can be out of position on these ranges. Using the broil or self-clean functions on these ranges can cause scorching or burning of the cabinetry around the range, posing a fire hazard.
INCIDENTS/INJURIES There have been two reports of fires resulting in minor damage because the insulation was out of position on the ranges. There have been no reports of injuries.
SOLD AT Department, appliance and specialty stores nationwide sold these ranges.
SOLD DATES September 1999 through April 2000
REMEDY Consumers should stop using the broil and self-clean functions of these ranges immediately. Notices will be mailed to consumers whose ranges need to be inspected, and they will be repaired free of charge if needed. 
CONSUMER CONTACT Contact Phone: (800) 544-2538
Contact Site: www.maytag.com
SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Recalled Models

Brand NameProduct NameModel NumberSerial Number
MaytagGas Range CGS1230, CGS1740, CGS3760, MGS5770, MGS5870 AND ending with WU, WW, WY, WZ, YB, YF, YH
Magic ChefGas Range CGS1230, CGS1740, CGS3760, MGS5770, MGS5870 AND ending with WU, WW, WY, WZ, YB, YF, YH
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