CPSC, White Consolidated Industries Announce Recall of Gas Ranges

RELEASE DATE December 11 1997
MANUFACTURER White Consolidated Industries
BRANDS Frigidaire
UNITS About 23,000
HAZARD The oven burner assemblies could have been damaged during shipment or delivery. A damaged oven burner assembly can allow gas to flow into the home, which could cause a fire or an explosion.
DESCRIPTION These are gas ranges that feature a pilotless ignition, but do not have a self-clean cycle.
INCIDENTS/INJURIES There have been 14 reports of gas leaks linked to damaged burner assemblies. There have been no reports of fire or explosion and no injuries have been reported.
SOLD AT Major department and appliance stores nationwide.
SOLD DATES June 1997 to October 1997
REMEDY Consumers should stop using the gas range oven immediately. White Consolidated Industries has arranged for Frigidaire to service these gas ranges. Consumers should call Frigidaire to schedule an inspection, service and repair of the gas range free of charge. If consumers smell gas or hear a gas leak, they should immediately turn off the oven, open a window or door and call the gas company.
CONSUMER CONTACT Contact Phone: (800) 724-7519
SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Recalled Models

Brand NameProduct NameModel NumberSerial Number
FrigidaireGas Range Begins with 970-33 VF72808400 to VF73714402
FrigidaireGas Range Begins with FGF333 VF71205887 to VF73713122
FrigidaireGas Range Begins with GGF333 VF72303525 to VF73310146
FrigidaireGas Range Begins with MGF300 VF72105043 to VF73712212
FrigidaireGas Range Begins with MGF311 VF72010854 to VF73510650
FrigidaireGas Range Begins with MGF316 VF72912839 to VF73711672
FrigidaireGas Range Begins with MGF324 VF71906196 to VF73712362
FrigidaireGas Range Begins with MGF331 VF72007660 to VF73802057
FrigidaireGas Range Begins with MGF345 VF72104790 to VF73712419
FrigidaireGas Range Begins with TGF332 VF72104950 to VF73713181
FrigidaireGas Range Begins with TGF334 VF72008614 to VF73714892
FrigidaireGas Range Begins with TGF335 VF72204981 to VF73810667
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