Frigidaire Canada Recalls Kenmore Wall Ovens Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

RELEASE DATE January 26 2011
MANUFACTURER Frigidaire Canada (Electrolux)
BRANDS Kenmore
UNITS About 7,500
HAZARD  During extended broiling, gas can build in the oven cavity and escape when the oven door is opened. This poses a burn and possible fire hazard to consumers.
DESCRIPTION This recall involves Kenmore 24-inch-wide gas and propane, wall-mounted ovens. The self-cleaning ovens were sold in white, black, bisque and stainless steel, and have the Kenmore name printed on the oven control panel.
INCIDENTS/INJURIES There have been 16 reports of incidents involving gas build-up, including flames escaping from the oven door, burns to the hands and face and singed hair.
SOLD AT Sears, Sears Hardware, Kmart and the great indoors stores nationwide and Sears.com.
SOLD DATES September 2004 through October 2007
MANUFACTURED IN Canada
REMEDY Consumers should immediately stop using the "broil" feature on recalled ovens and contact Sears to schedule a free repair. Consumers may continue to use the "bake" feature.
CONSUMER CONTACT Contact Phone: (800) 479-6408
Contact Site: www.sears.com
SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Recalled Models

Brand NameProduct NameModel NumberSerial Number
KenmoreWall Oven 790.30472400, 790.30473400,790.30473401, 790.30474400,790.30479400 NF401xxxxx through NF610xxxxx
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