GE Recalls Ranges Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

RELEASE DATE April 08 2009
MANUFACTURER GE Consumer & Industrial
BRANDS General Electric
UNITS About 28,000
HAZARD The wiring in the rear of the range can overheat, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers.
DESCRIPTION This recall involves GE Profile 30" Freestanding Dual Fuel ranges. The ranges were sold in white, black, bisque and stainless steel.
INCIDENTS/INJURIES There have been 47 reports of overheated wiring, including 33 reports of wiring that caught fire. Of these, one fire caused structural damage to the home and there have been 14 reports of minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.
SOLD AT Department and appliance stores nationwide.
SOLD DATES June 2002 through December 2005
MANUFACTURED IN Mexico
REMEDY Consumers should immediately stop using the oven and contact GE for a free repair. Consumers can continue to use the cooktop burners.
CONSUMER CONTACT Contact Phone: (888) 352-9764
Contact Site: www.geappliances.com
SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Recalled Models

Brand NameProduct NameModel NumberSerial Number
General ElectricFreestanding Dual Fuel Ranges J2B900 And begins with LD, MD, RD, SD, TD, VD, ZD, AF, DF, FF, GF, HF, LF, MF
General ElectricFreestanding Dual Fuel Ranges J2B915 And begins with MF, RF, SF, TF, VF, ZF, AG, DG, FG, GG, HG, LG, MG, RG, SG, TG, VG, ZG
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