Frigidaire and Kenmore Smoothtop Electric Ranges Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

RELEASE DATE August 27 2009
MANUFACTURER Electrolux Home Products
BRANDS Kenmore
UNITS About 200,000
HAZARD Depending on the model, the surface heating elements can: 1) turn on spontaneously without being switched on; 2) fail to turn off after being switched off; or, 3) heat to different temperatures than selected. This poses a fire and burn hazard to consumers.
DESCRIPTION his recall involves Frigidaire, Frigidaire Gallery, Frigidaire Professional and Kenmore Elite smoothtop electric ranges with rotary knobs and digital displays.
INCIDENTS/INJURIES There have been 126 reports of incidents, including four reports of minor burns and two reports of minor property damage.
SOLD AT Sears and other national chain and independent retailers nationwide.
SOLD DATES June 2001 through August 2009
MANUFACTURED IN USA
SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Recalled Models

Brand NameProduct NameModel NumberSerial Number
KenmoreSmoothtop Electric Ranges FEFBZ90GC, FEFLMC55GC, FEFLZ87GC, GLEF396AB, GLEF396AQ, GLEF396AS, GLEF396CQ, GLEF396CS, GLEFM397DB, GLEFM397DQ, GLEFM397DS, GLEFM97FPB, GLEFM97FPW, GLEFM97GPB, GLEFM97GPW, LEEFM389FE, PLEF398AC, PLEF398CC, PLEF398DC, PLEFM399DC, PLEFMZ99EC, PLEFMZ99GC, PLEFZ398EC, PLEFZ398GC VF122xxxxx through VF831xxxxx
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