General Electric Recalls Microwave Combo Wall Ovens Due to Fire Hazard

RELEASE DATE December 05 2007
MANUFACTURER GE Consumer & Industrial
BRANDS General Electric, Kenmore
UNITS About 92,000
HAZARD The door switch in the microwave oven can overheat and ignite plastic components in the control area, posing a fire hazard to consumers. The lower thermal oven does not pose a hazard.
DESCRIPTION The recall includes GE combination microwave and conventional built-in wall ovens sold under the following brand names: GE, GE Profile® and Kenmore. The ovens were sold in white, black, bisque and stainless steel. The brand name is printed on the lower left corner on the front of the microwave door. 
INCIDENTS/INJURIES There have been 5 incidents of minor property damage and one incident in which a fire damaged adjacent kitchen cabinets. No injuries have been reported.
SOLD AT Department and appliance stores nationwide.
SOLD DATES January 2000 to December 2003
MANUFACTURED IN USA
REMEDY Consumers should stop using the microwave oven immediately. Consumers should contact GE regarding their GE/GE Profile micro-oven combo or Sears for their Kenmore unit. GE is offering a free repair or rebate on a new product, a $300 rebate toward the purchase of a new GE brand unit, or a $600 rebate toward the purchase of a new GE Profile brand unit. Sears is offering a free repair or $300 rebate toward the purchase of a new Kenmore brand unit. Consumers can continue using the lower thermal oven.
CONSUMER CONTACT Contact Phone: (888)-240-2745
SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Recalled Models

Brand NameProduct NameModel NumberSerial Number
General ElectricBuilt-in Combination Wall and Microwave Ovens JKP85B0A3BB, JKP85B0D1BB, JKP85W0A3WW, JKP85W0D1WW, JKP86B0F1BB, JKP86C0F1CC, JKP86S0F1SS, JKP86W0F1WW,JT965B0F1BB, JT965C0F1CC, JT965S0F1SS, JT965W0F1WW,JTP85B0A2BB, JTP85B0A3BB, JTP85B0A4BB, JTP85B0A5BB, JTP85B0D1BB, JTP85W0A2WW, JTP85W0A3WW, JTP85W0A4WW,JTP85W0A5WW, JTP85W0D1WW, JTP86B0F1BB, JTP86C0F1CC,JTP86S0F1SS, JTP86W0F1WW, JTP95B0A2BB, JTP95B0A3BB,JTP95B0A4BB, JTP95B0A5BB, JTP95B0D1BB, JTP95W0A2WW,JTP95W0A3WW, JTP95W0A4WW, JTP95W0A5WW, JTP95W0D1WW Any beginning with AZ, DZ, FZ, GZ, HZ, LZ, MZ, RZ, SZ, TZ, VZ, ZZ, AA, DA, FA, GA, HA, LA, MA, RA, SA, TA, VA, ZA, AD, DD, FD, GD, HD, LD, MD, RD, SD, TD, VD, ZD, AF, DF, FF, GF, HF, LF, MF, RF, SF, TF, VF, ZF
General ElectricBuilt-in Combination Wall and Microwave Ovens JKP85B0A3BB, JKP85B0D1BB, JKP85W0A3WW, JKP85W0D1WW, JKP86B0F1BB, JKP86C0F1CC, JKP86S0F1SS, JKP86W0F1WW,JT965B0F1BB, JT965C0F1CC, JT965S0F1SS, JT965W0F1WW,JTP85B0A2BB, JTP85B0A3BB, JTP85B0A4BB, JTP85B0A5BB, JTP85B0D1BB, JTP85W0A2WW, JTP85W0A3WW, JTP85W0A4WW,JTP85W0A5WW, JTP85W0D1WW, JTP86B0F1BB, JTP86C0F1CC,JTP86S0F1SS, JTP86W0F1WW, JTP95B0A2BB, JTP95B0A3BB,JTP95B0A4BB, JTP95B0A5BB, JTP95B0D1BB, JTP95W0A2WW,JTP95W0A3WW, JTP95W0A4WW, JTP95W0A5WW, JTP95W0D1WW Any beginning with AZ, DZ, FZ, GZ, HZ, LZ, MZ, RZ, SZ, TZ, VZ, ZZ, AA, DA, FA, GA, HA, LA, MA, RA, SA, TA, VA, ZA, AD, DD, FD, GD, HD, LD, MD, RD, SD, TD, VD, ZD, AF, DF, FF, GF, HF, LF, MF, RF, SF, TF, VF, ZF
KenmoreBuilt-in Combination Wall and Microwave Ovens 41485991, 41485992, 41485993, 41485994, 41489991, 41489992,41489993, 41489994, 49485992, 49489992, 47692100, 47699100,47862100, 47869100, 47812200, 47813200, 47814200, 47819200,47792200, 47793200, 47794200, 47799200 Any beginning with 0, 1, 2, 3
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