GE Monogram built-in Gas Ranges recalled
February 2, 2006
and GE Consumer & Industrial
recalling approximately 72 GE Monogram(R)
36-inch and 48-inch Professional Gas Ranges
sold to customers in Canada from February
2004 through November, 2005. These
ranges were manufactured with a flaw that
can cause an electrical arc between the
wiring and adjacent gas supply tubes at
two locations in the control housing of
the range, posing a fire hazard.
received reports of six incidents in North
America of fire in the control area of
these ranges. No injuries or property damage
has been reported.
The recalled GE Monogram built-in ranges
include the following models:
The recalled ranges
have serial numbers starting with DG,
FG, GG, HG, LG, MG, RG, SG, TG, VG, ZG,
AH, DH, FH, GH, HH, LH, MH, RH, SH. To
find the model and serial number, look
underneath the top ledge (also called
the "bull nose"), above
the range controls. The affected units
were manufactured from February 1, 2004
to October 1, 2005.
Consumers who have purchased one of these
recalled ranges should contact GE to schedule
a free, in-home repair. Until the repair
is completed, consumers should stop using
the griddle on the 36-inch and 48-inch
models, and the left front burner on the
48-inch models. The large oven and all
other burners can be used.
Consumers should call the GE Recall Hotline
at (866) 696-7583 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.
ET, Monday through Friday, and between 8
a.m. and 2 p.m. ET on Saturdays to see if
their range is included in the recall, and
to arrange for a free service call.