CPSC, General Electric Announce Recall of Gas Ranges Posing Fire Hazard

RELEASE DATE December 15 2005
MANUFACTURER GE Consumer & Industrial
BRANDS General Electric
UNITS About 6,600
HAZARD These ranges were manufactured with a design flaw that can cause an electrical arc between the wiring and adjacent gas supply tubes at two locations in the control housing of the range, posing a fire hazard.
DESCRIPTION Built-in ranges.
INCIDENTS/INJURIES There have been six incidents of fire in the control area of these ranges. No injuries or property damage have been reported.
SOLD AT Home builders and by appliance stores nationwide.
SOLD DATES February 2004 through November 2005
MANUFACTURED IN USA
REMEDY Customers who have purchased one of these recalled ranges should contact GE to schedule a free, in-home repair. Until the repair is completed, consumers should stop using the griddle on the 36-inch and 48-inch models, and the left front burner on the 48-inch models. The large oven and all other burners can be used.
CONSUMER CONTACT Contact Phone: (866) 696-7583
Contact Site: http://GEAppliances.com
SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Recalled Models

Brand NameProduct NameModel NumberSerial Number
General ElectricProfessional Gas Ranges ZDP48N6RH1SS, ZDP48L6RH1SS, ZDP48N4GH1SS, ZDP48L4GH1SS, ZDP48N6DH1SS, ZDP48L6DH1SS, ZDP36N4DH1SS, ZDP36L4DH1SS And starting with DG, FG, GG, HG, LG, MG, RG, SG, TG, VG, ZG, AH, DH, FH, GH, HH, LH, MH, RH, SH
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