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Safety Alert

Electrolux Recalls Kenmore Elite Ranges Due to Fire and Burn Hazards; Sold Exclusively at Sears

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Sears Kenmore Elite dual fuel ranges

Hazard: The burner flame can go out while the gas is turned on. This can allow gas to escape and poses fire and burn hazards.

Remedy: Repair

Consumer Contact: Sears toll-free at (888) 710-9284 between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, Saturday between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT or online at www.sears.com and click on Product Recall at the bottom of the page for more information.

Units: About 250

Description: This recall involves Sears Kenmore stainless steel slide-in ranges with gas cooktops and electric ovens. Model number 790.42603xxx with serial numbers ranging from AF42500601 through AF43000916 and model number 790.42613xxx with serial numbers ranging from AF42500541 through AF43103647 are included. The model and serial numbers are located on the inside frame of the range door on the left side. Kenmore Elite is printed on the front of the oven door.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the ranges and contact Sears for a free inspection and free repair.

Sold exclusively at: Sears stores nationwide from June 2014 through October 2014 for between $3,200 and $3,700.

Distributor: Electrolux Home Products Inc., of Charlotte, N.C.

Manufactured in: United States