Update: (Adds Three Additional Models) Frigidaire Recalls Certain Smoothtop Electric Ranges with Rotary Knobs and Digital Displays



    TORONTO, Aug. 28 /CNW/ - On August 26, 2009, the Frigidaire division of
Electrolux Canada Corp. ("Frigidaire") announced a voluntary recall of certain
Frigidaire(R) and Kenmore Elite(R) freestanding smoothtop electric ranges with
rotary knobs and digital displays.
    Three Frigidaire models have been added to the list of affected units.
The additional models encompass those beginning with the letters and numbers
CPLEF398CC, CGLEF396AS, and CPLEFMZ9GC and falling within the serial number
range VF122xxxxx to VF831xxxxx or NF122xxxxx to NF806xxxxx.

    
    The revised complete list of affected units is set out below.

              -----------------------------------------------------
                                Kenmore Elite
              -----------------------------------------------------
              Model Numbers Beginning      Serial Number Range
               with these Letters and
                      Numbers
              -----------------------------------------------------
                    C970-68802           VF122xxxxx to VF831xxxxx
                    C970-68803
                    C970-68804           or
                    C970-68808
                    C970-68809           NF122xxxxx to NF806xxxxx
                    C970-68830
                    C970-68832
                    C970-68833
                    C970-69803
                    C970-69804
                    C970-69808
                    C970-69809
              -----------------------------------------------------


              -----------------------------------------------------
                                 Frigidaire
              -----------------------------------------------------
              Model Numbers Beginning      Serial Number Range
               with these Letters and
                      Numbers
              -----------------------------------------------------
                    CGLEFM97DB           VF122xxxxx to VF831xxxxx
                    CGLEFM97DS
                    CGLEF396AS           or
                    CPLEF398AC
                    CPLEF398CC           NF122xxxxx to NF806xxxxx
                    CPLEF398DC
                    CPLEFM99EC
                    CPLEFMZ9GC
                    CPLEFZ98GC
                    PGLEF388CS
                    PGLEF388ES
              -----------------------------------------------------
    

    The model and serial number can be found by opening the range drawer at
the base of the unit. The information plate appears on the right side of the
frame.
    Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using Affected Units and
contact Frigidaire (or Sears Canada, if the unit was purchased there) to
schedule a free repair.
    Consumer Contact: Consumers should contact Frigidaire toll free between
the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday to Saturday at
1-877-609-7857, or visit the firm's Web site at www.smoothtoprangerecall.ca.
Consumers can contact Sears toll free any time at 1-866-691-9948 to verify
whether they have an Affected Unit and to arrange for a free repair.





For further information:

For further information: Frigidaire Product Recall Website:
www.smoothtoprangerecall.ca; Frigidaire Media Contact: Tony Evans, (614)
761-2633; Frigidaire Toll Free Number: 1-877-609-7857; Sears Canada Toll Free
Number: 1-866-691-9948

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