Frigidaire

Voluntary Recall Alert

FRIGIDAIRE ELECTRIC SMOOTHTOP SLIDE-IN RANGES AND COOKTOPS RECALLED DUE TO FIRE HAZARD

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Frigidaire, has announced a voluntary recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product

Certain Frigidaire electric smoothtop slide-in ranges and cooktops with rotary knobs and digital displays. Models described below.

Units:  About 122,000

Manufacturer: Electrolux Home Products. Inc., of Charlotte, North Carolina.

Hazard: Liquids pooling under the control knob can cause the surface heating element to turn on unexpectedly, heat to temperatures other than expected and then not turn off, posing a risk of fire and burn hazards to consumers.  

Incidents/Injuries: Frigidaire has received 70 reports of incidents, including three reports of fires that resulted in property damage. Three minor burn injuries were also reported.  

Description: This recall involves Frigidaire electric smoothtop slide-in ranges and cooktops with rotary knobs and digital displays.

The following model numbers are included in the recall:

Frigidaire model numbers:
LEEC30S9FE
LEEC36S9FE
LES389FE
GLEC30S9EB
GLEC30S9EQ
GLEC30S9ES
GLEC36S9EB
GLEC36S9EQ
GLEC36S9ES
GLES389EB
GLES389EQ
GLES389ES
GLES389FB
GLES389FQ
GLES389FS
PLEC30S9EC
PLEC36S9EC
PLES389EC
PLES399EC

Sold at: These units were sold in North America from January 2005 through August 2010 for between $500 and $2,500, depending on model and features.

Manufactured in:
  Canada

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately stop using and unplug the recalled ranges or power off cooktops at the circuit breaker. Contact Frigidaire for information on how to obtain a free repair kit.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Frigidaire toll free at 1-888-360-8556 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday. Consumers can also contact Frigidaire by e-mail via this link

Enter a Model #:
How did you find out about this recall?
Laundry center: Open the door to the dryer, and the model and serial number are located on the outer edge of the door nearest the door’s handle.

Sample of an Electric Smoothtop Slide-In Range with rotary knobs and digital displays.

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Sample of Electric Smoothtop Slide-In Range rotary knobs with digital displays.

Range Model / Serial Plate Location
Open the oven door, and the model and serial number are located on the left hand side.

Sample of an Electric Smoothtop Cooktop with rotary knobs and digital displays.

Sample of an Electric Smoothtop Cooktop with rotary knobs and digital displays.

Sample of Electric Smoothtop Cooktop with rotary knobs with digital displays.

Cooktop Model / Serial Plate location
The model and serial numbers can be found on  the underside of the cooktop.