CPSC and Maytag Appliances Announce Recall to Inspect and Repair Gas Dryers

RELEASE DATE January 21 1997
MANUFACTURER Maytag
BRANDS Admiral, Crosley, Magic Chef, Norge, Signature
UNITS About 73,000
HAZARD An electrical switch in the gas dryer can malfunction. This malfunction can result in the dryer overheating, posing a potential fire hazard.
INCIDENTS/INJURIES There have been over 30 reports of dryer fires possibly caused by the electrical switch malfunction. In several instances, significant property damages have resulted. While one related injury has been reported, it was not a burn injury
SOLD AT Retailers nationwide.
SOLD DATES 1989 through 1991
MANUFACTURED IN USA
REMEDY Consumers who own a dryer that is to be inspected are advised not to use the dryer until it has been repaired.
CONSUMER CONTACT Contact Phone: (800) 955-6566
SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Recalled Models

Brand NameProduct NameModel NumberSerial Number
Magic ChefGas Dryer Any Any beginning with DC, EC, FC, AD, BD, CD, DD, ED, GD, HD, JD, KD, LD, MD
AdmiralGas Dryer Any Any beginning with DC, EC, FC, AD, BD, CD, DD, ED, GD, HD, JD, KD, LD, MD
CrosleyGas Dryer Any Any beginning with DC, EC, FC, AD, BD, CD, DD, ED, GD, HD, JD, KD, LD, MD
SignatureGas Dryer Any Any beginning with 98K, 98L, 98M, 09A, 09B, 09C, 09D, 09E, 09F, 09G, 09H, 09J, 09K, 09L
NorgeGas Dryer Any Any beginning with DC, EC, FC, AD, BD, CD, DD, ED, GD, HD, JD, KD, LD, MD
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