Frigidaire

Voluntary Recall Alert

FRIGIDAIRE RECALLS CLOTHES WASHERS DUE TO FIRE HAZARD

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

Name of Product

Crosley® Frigidaire® Kelvinator® Kenmore® , Wascomat® and White-Westinghouse® top load washers, 3.1 cubic foot front load washers, and laundry centers (model numbers below) manufactured from February 20, 2009 through April 24, 2009.

Units:  About 35,000

Distributor: Frigidaire of Cleveland, Ohio

Hazard: An internal defect in the washer’s drain pump can cause heat to build up, posing a fire hazard to the consumer.  

Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries have been reported.  

Description: This recall involves the following model and serial numbers. (Not all serial numbers within these ranges are affected):

 

Product Type

Brand

Model

Serial Number

Top Load Washer

Crosley, Frigidaire, Kelvinator, White- Westinghouse

CTW100FW

GLWS1749FS

SWS833HS

XC90306228  to  XC91606302

FTW3011KW

KWS1349DS

SWX703HQ

FTW3014KW

MWS939AS

SWX703HS

FWS1233FS

SWS1233HQ

WWS833FS

FWS933FS

SWS1233HS

WWTW3000KW

GLWS1439FC

SWS1339HS

 

GLWS1439FS

SWS1649HS

 

Front Load Washer

Crosley, Frigidaire, Wascomat, White- Westinghouse

CFW2000FW

FTF530FS

WE17N

XC90501765  to  XC91607678

FCCW3000FS

GLTF1570FS

WTF330HS

FTF1240FS

WE17M

 

 

 

 

Laundry Center

Crosley, Frigidaire, Kenmore, White -Westinghouse

97812

CLCE900FW

GLET1142FS

XE85104013  to  XE91603486

97912

FEX831FS

GLGH1642FS

97962

FGX831FS

GLGT1031FS

C97812

FLGB8200FS

GLGT1142FS

C97912

GCET1031FS

MEX731CFS

C97962

GLEH1642FS

SWSG1031HS

CLCE500FW

GLET1031FS

SWXG831HS

 

Sold at: Sears and other retailers nationwide from February 2009 through May 2009 for between $300 and $1100.

Manufactured in:
United States

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the machine. Consumers should contact Frigidaire (or Sears if unit was purchased there) to schedule a free repair.

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


Consumers who purchased their product at Sears should call Sears toll free at 1-888-549-5870 between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Saturday.

Enter a Serial #:
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.

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.

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Top Load Washer:  Open the product’s lid, and the model and serial number are located inside the product’s lid, on the top, right hand corner.

Front Load Washer:  Open the door, and the model and serial number are located with other information at the top, center.